Tag Name: nightscaping

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gardening Tips: Luminous Plants for a Moon Garden

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June 28th, 2013 by

Most summer gardens must be seen in the daylight to appreciate their true beauty. If you love spending summer nights outdoors, however, a moon garden might be more suitable for you. Moon gardens can create outdoor spaces equally as enjoyable in the starlight as in the sunlight. These gardens consist of white flowers and foliage […]

The Egyptologist Garden, Stage 1 – Green Groundworks

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September 6th, 2012 by

This new project is well underway as the Oakleigh Manor team start with the early stages of groundwork and soil allocation. The team have started at the rear end of the garden, working out to the front, installing the new base foundation for the Pylon temple, the Garden Facade and the link paths, you can […]

New project commences – The Egyptologist Garden in Kingsgate, Kent

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August 31st, 2012 by

This new Landscape Design & Build project commenced this week, this garden has been designed with an Egyptian theme to provide our clients with a garden that fulfils one of their passions. The entire existing garden is being cleared except the precious plants that will be used in the new planting scheme, the main features […]

Oakleigh Manor – Nightscaping

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April 16th, 2012 by

Oakleigh Manor Lighting provide a Design & Install service to help you bring your landscape to life during the evening, adding another dimension to your garden or driveway space. Oakleigh Manor not only offer practical solutions for access or security, with carefully designed light positions and light sources your lighting can completely enhance your outer […]