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Stage 5: Detail Plans, Setting Out Drawings etc.

Particularly on larger projects, Concept Plans need to be converted to detail drawings that allow for accurate pricing and construction.  These could include amongst others Setting Out Drawings, Construction Drawings – for structures or water features perhaps – Planning Application Drawings etc. We can advise what is required and never produce drawings for drawings’ sake.


Initial Consultation

We like to meet all garden design clients face-to-face on site.  We can look at the space together and agree a design brief, but most importantly you will be able to get a feel for us and how we work. We will also ask about your budget so right from the start, your design journey is practical Read more »


June – Chocolate and Raspberry Cake with a Cream Cheese, Mascarpone Topping

Follow the recipe below and share your creation on our Facebook or Instagram account to receive a free Coffee at The Yurt. All you have to do is tag us in your post and we will send you your unique voucher code. Happy baking! The Read more »


Achieving No Net Loss of Biodiversity on the Greater West Programme

The Trust for Oxfordshire’s environment (TOE2) and Network Rail are working together to bring a funding scheme targeted at the creation and improvement of woodland and scrub habitat. This is an exciting funding opportunity to boost biodiversity in Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The fund aims to compensate for the unavoidable habitat lost that occurred during the Read more »


Nicholsons build a nursery in Africa

In recent years Nicholsons have concentrated their charitable efforts towards the Rafiki Thabo foundation which supports students through tertiary education. However, we felt that we could additionally use our own knowledge and expertise within the ecological business to benefit others on a more personal level. After much in-depth research into existing charities and Read more »


Preparing your Garden for Wildlife this Winter

As the winter takes hold, our mornings get icy and evenings get darker, let's spare a thought for the wildlife of our back gardens. There are so many simple things we can do to help them through this perilous season, and none of them needs to be expensive or time-consuming – in fact, some of them Read more »