Why Are Hedgerows So Important?

By Izzy Williamson What is a hedgerow? Also known as “the patchwork quilts of the British countryside”, hedgerows are strips of wildlife habitats which lie along a woodland edge1. They tend to be found lining roads, railways, footpaths, and fields. While hedgerows can vary from narrow hawthorn bushes, to thick brambles and mature trees, Read more »

Nicholsons, Savills & David Harber to exhibit once again at the world-class RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Perhaps one of the most prestigious events in British society, the world-famous Flower Show will be returning in September 2021 following an 18-month hiatus due to the global COVID-19 crisis. Our stand can be found on Main Avenue, the garden designed by Nicholsons working with Savills, the revered luxury real estate provider. The concept Read more »

Pedigree Oak Trees of Provenance: ‘Oaklings’ with Special Lineages, with Benedict Pollard

By Iona Milne Home Benedict Pollard is a supplier of ‘oaklings’ grown from ancient, veteran or characterful oaks, and for the last 2 years some 250 of his oak saplings have been growing here at Nicholsons nursery. There are two native oak species in the UK - Quercus robur (Common/Pedunculate/’English’ Oak) and Quercus petraea Read more »