Tag Name: lighting

Moonscaping: Total Eclipse of the Plant

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March 23rd, 2015 by

This blog post is in the spirit of last week’s solar eclipse, hence the terrible Bonnie Tyler reference in the title! You may not have heard of the trend of ‘moonscaping’ quite as much; sadly the term is also used metaphorically to describe an area devastated by war. Because of this, it may be a […]

Advantages of Landscape Lighting

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March 12th, 2015 by

With the domination of plants when it comes to landscaping, it can be easy to forget that so much more ‘make’ a garden, collectively. Elements that spring immediately to mind include water features, garden and grounds maintenance, and planters or furniture. But lighting can really make a garden go that extra mile, making it come […]

2015 Garden Designs: The Next Designs to Have

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February 10th, 2015 by

From crazy paving to decking. From vegetable gardens to ‘nightscaping’. The landscape (pardon the pun!) of garden trends are forever changing. The listed fads above are all unique in their own right, from the kooky, to the financially sound. But what’s the next step for your garden? Like anything creative, fashions and trends change with […]

Illuminate: How Lighting Enhances Your Landscape Garden

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September 10th, 2014 by

Humans and other mammals have three colour receptors, allowing us to see many colours. Light affects how people see a colour. Hues tend to be quite different, depending on the angle of the light. Significance of Landscape Lighting Garden landscaping is essential to homes because it can make a dull yard a more pleasing sight. […]

Lighting 101: How Does Your Garden Glow?

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July 31st, 2014 by

Lighting promotes the beauty and safety of any property. It makes the garden glow at night, allowing anyone to visit the area freely. It improves the attractiveness of the landscape as well, making it more welcoming even at night. The outdoors can still serve its purpose – a paradise that lets you unwind – through […]

Illuminated Paradise: Improving Your Garden’s Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

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January 13th, 2014 by

The power of a good garden lighting system cannot be understated. It creates a whole new world that’s out of the ordinary. It can make a garden look exquisitely stunning and superb. For homeowners who take pride in their gardens, lighting can make a huge difference. Here at Oakleigh Manor, we’ve seen how garden lighting […]

Bright Ideas for Garden Lighting Design

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July 30th, 2013 by

Proper lighting can add colour and elegance to your garden, aside from making it easy for you to walk around after night falls. Lights can also add drama to the scenery, depending on how you position them. However, before you begin lighting up your garden here are some of the things that you should take […]

Garden Design & Build Project – North London

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June 8th, 2013 by

This project in Enfield, North London is almost complete. This week we planted the new planting scheme which has encapsulated this small city garden with a mass of colourful foliage, flower and beautiful aromas. The scheme has also been designed to create a private paradise for our clients as the boundary fence and tree structures […]

Three Ways to Make Your Garden Lovelier

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March 11th, 2013 by

Imagine a morning seeing a garden filled with greeneries and blooming flowers kissed by the morning dew. Wouldn’t it be a great way to jumpstart your day? Creating a beautifully landscaped garden not only makes a huge difference to your home’s overall appeal, but also a nice way to have new reasons to smile every […]

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 […]