Green Oak Services

About Us

Who We Are

We are a dedicated landscape, grounds maintenance and estate management team; a mix of amenity horticulturists, gardeners, landscapers and countryside experts. We offer a holistic approach to land management, bringing together traditional practices enhanced with modern concepts. One call to us covers all your domestic or commercial landscape requirements, from one off projects to contractual amenity work.

Our knowledge of land based practices has given us valuable experience in creating, maintaining and enhancing an environment in which to live, work and play.

We understand the importance of first impressions. Our reputation is built on good relationships and taking pride in what we do, creating landscapes you can be proud of.

Stuart The Director

Our Director

Stuart The Director

Stuart Christie has been firmly rooted in the outdoors from a young age, persuing a passionate interest in rural disciplines. Stuart became a founding team member of the Hadlow College young gardeners clubs, encouraging young people in following a career in Horticulture. After studying at Hadlow College for four years, Stuart obtained various qualifications including NC in Landscape and amenity Horticulture and a HNC in Landscape Construction.

After ten years working in the industry, Stuart returned to full time academic study undertaking a bachelors degree in Countryside Management and Ecology, building on his vast practical experience with enchained ecological theory, land management principles and countryside law.

After completing his degree, Stuart was employed as a private estate manager on the Crown Estate. He left this position to setup his own company, which has had over 250 domestic and commercial clients/contracts, covering all major outdoor disciplines.

Marlene Lento Our Designer

Our Designer

Marlene Lento Our Designer

Marlene Lento studied Interior Architecture at the Academy of applied Arts in Munich and graduated from Interior and Environmental Design Programme of the University of California Los Angeles in 1998. She spent five years designing for California’s rich and famous before settling in ‘the Garden of England’- the place where she had always wanted to be.

Marlene enjoys the great variety of styles she gets to create for clients. Her designs have included contemporary urban gardens and outdoor spaces, traditional cottage-, country house- and kitchen gardens, water features, innovative and traditional landscapes and play spaces.

Whether it means to combine old and new with confidence or to sympathetically blend hardscapes and softscapes with an existing style, Marlene has a pragmatic approach that prioritises her clients’ individual requirements and aspirations while respecting their budgets.


As we are a growing business we are often looking for new members to join our team. If you are looking for work please don't hesitate to contact us.

Customer Comments

Just wanted to thank you for the work recently undertaken in my garden, it was refreshing to be able to entrust my pride and joy to capable hands. Your team were professional in their manner and always willing to answer my questions. I would definately pass on your name to friends and family.

Mr & Mrs Wake

I have used Green Oak team for many tasks, large and small. They have a breadth of knowledge and ability to undertake any of the sometimes challenging requirements I put before them. Nothing is ever too much trouble and I have always been very happy with the workmanship carried out.

Mr Sutton