Tag Name: irrigation

Importance of Irrigation

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March 13th, 2015 by

When people hear the word ‘irrigation’, they instantly think of sprinkler systems. There’s a number of other types of irrigation, sure. But it’s not as if it is a recent development. The artificial application of water to land or soil has been a pivotal part of agriculture for over 5,000 years! In 2008, the area […]

Rainwater Harvesting: The Best Worst-Kept Secret

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February 12th, 2015 by

Especially in the South, we are prone to a very warm summer. As such hosepipe bans are commonplace; anyone else remember the lengthy one back in 2012? Me too. Countrywide though, rainfall is frequent – where do you think the idiom of “British weather” comes from? Yet, with all this rainfall, this author asks why […]

Oakleigh Manor’s Anti-Flood Solutions for your Garden

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March 2nd, 2014 by

Our Lawn Drainage Services & Solutions Lawn Aeration Your lawn may simply suffer from a poorly aerated topsoil layer which makes your lawn to remain wet or damp for long periods, especially during the wetter seasons. Lawn Tyne Aeration Within this process we will spike or drill your lawn with small 10cm diameter holes, approximately […]

SUDs (Sustainable urban drainage systems) at Oakleigh Manor

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October 20th, 2013 by

Drainage design and sustainable drainage systems from Oakleigh Manor The Environment Agency and planners heavily promote the concepts of source control and sustainable drainage. In 2007, the goverment brought into planning law, any new driveway surface or front garden paved surface has to be paved with a Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) surface. Oakleigh Manor’s range […]

Once the Rainbow Appears: Tips on Checking the Garden After Heavy Rain

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October 1st, 2013 by

During hot seasons, garden owners make necessary preparations to ensure their plants get enough water. On the other hand, they tend to forget about their plants during days when the downpours are heavy. They might have this impression that plants need water and it’s okay to let them stand under the grey sky. Although no […]

The Importance of Proper Garden Irrigation

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July 29th, 2013 by

Irrigation is necessary to maintain the value and beauty of your garden. While there are many ways to water your plants and flowers, doing this by hand is exhausting and time-consuming. The key is to have an innovative irrigation system to make your gardening convenient. Our irrigation systems do more than just water plants. They […]

Garden Design & Build Project in Whitstable, Kent

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June 18th, 2013 by

Our Whitstable project complete, we managed to get some photos in the poor weather conditions. The planting scheme has really softened the space and added so much interest, balancing off the hard-landscape and structures. The spring colours are looking really good for such a young scheme. We fitted the irrigation system today so the garden will […]

New project – 3 acre lake scheme – soft-landscape phase

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March 3rd, 2013 by

This project commenced this week, the initial stages shown in the photo are completing the island planting scheme before the lake lining is installed and the filling process starts, which will prevent access to the island. The team are installing a 1.5m deep root barrier around the rim of the island to contain all roots […]

New Garden Design & Build Landscaping project update

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November 30th, 2012 by

The project is certainly coming along with some hard work and dry weather! The concrete base formation for the Ivory sandstone terrace is in place, The topsoil for the main lawn and conditioned soil for the borders has been moved in. The four Topiary Photinia half standard’s have been planted along the lawn edge and the new Steel frame […]

Irrigation system or Rainwater Harvesting system WINTERISATION SERVICE 2012

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September 2nd, 2012 by

Summer 2012 is coming to an end, its time to book you Winterisation Service on your Irrigation System or Rainwater Harvesting system. We service the systems during the period of mid October to mid November To Book, please contact Chantal Rozard on 01227 750875 or email Hurry, we have limited space during this period!