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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 »


The not so Mellow Yellow story of the simple leaf

Many healthy plants can suddenly worry us as their healthy green leaves turn to a sickly looking yellow. The leaves of many plants can suddenly turn yellow and this may happen for a number of reasons. The first thing to consider is the weather. If it has turned particularly cold or very dry, then the Read more »


Inspiring Children to Understand and Appreciate Wildlife Conservation

There is so much beauty in the nature surrounding us in Oxfordshire, that of course as a parent you want your children to experience it all. Studies even show that connecting kids to nature early on is beneficial for them as well! When it comes to children and the great outdoors, it’s never too early to Read more »


Join us for a coffee and support Helen & Douglas House

This week we are participating in the Jack FM Radiothon, taking place at Helen & Douglas. The aim of the event is simple, raise money for Helen & Douglas House through 'over the phone', online and text message donations The Radiothon will run on Jack FM from 7am-7pm Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday Read more »