Exchange of Ideas Across Continents: Nicholsons Graduates Visit the Mara

By Harriet Smith, George Griffin & Eleanor Dring At the end of April, a group from across the Nicholsons Forestry, Soils, Landscape and Yurt teams travelled to the Maasai Mara in Kenya to learn and experience a variety of projects that Nicholsons have been involved in for many years. Herds Read more »

The Benefits of Incorporating Nature into Development

By Harriet Smith Over the past couple of years, I have gained a newfound appreciation for nature and all the benefits it can offer, both physically and mentally. This appreciation mainly stemmed from lockdowns spent in my back garden, with highlights including finding hedgehogs and seeing deer for the first time at a local, Read more »

Foresters on Tour – 2022 Research Trip to Dresden

How forestry research and practices are developing and adapting in the face of future climatic pressures Article prepared by Harry Poole, Graduate Woodland Manager With the list of challenges and threats to effective woodland management growing seemingly larger every year, driven by anthropogenic climate change, it is becoming apparent that Read more »

Counting the cost of change using a different currency

'A word from the nursery' Counting the cost of change using a different currency Merlin Brooke-Little, our Director of Plants, considers how forces on the horticultural industry can be given a more optimistic context with the environment as the focus. At the time of writing the forces of global economics have been a Read more »

The Yurt at Nicholsons Selected to Feature in the Michelin Guide

Our lovely team celebrate entry into the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland. The Yurt at Nicholsons are delighted to announce that we have been selected for the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland. A huge amount of effort goes into providing delicious food and innovative menus, whilst operating as sustainably as possible. Read more »

“Connected by EXANTE” – Nicholsons Lockhart Garratt at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022

By Victoria Sherbourne Synonymous with freshly cut grass, blooming flowers and blossoming trees is the Chelsea Flower Show. This year, we are thrilled to be returning to the Show to build a considered and captivating garden named, “Connected by EXANTE,” for Finnish designer, Taina Suonio. Our passion is to lead on sustainability, not only Read more »

Nicholsons Lockhart Garratt Return to Chelsea Flower Show

Nicholsons Lockhart Garratt are to return to RHS Chelsea Flower Show to build the most magical garden “Connected by EXANTE” for Finnish designer Taina Suonio. We could hardly believe our luck when we received the invitation to join forces with Taina at Chelsea in 2022. Our beating heart is to lead on sustainability, not Read more »

Nicholsons Merge with Lockhart Garratt

Stronger together – providers unite to expand environmental services for clients   Two of the environmental, landscape, forestry and planning industry’s most experienced service providers are celebrating the merger of Nicholsons and Lockhart Garratt, offering a unified range of environmental, landscape, planning and forestry services – all under one roof. With a combined 65 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 »

Back to Our Roots: An Important Announcement

At Nicholsons we are very fortunate in that we have been able to continue our core business throughout the pandemic but, like everyone, we have also had time to reflect and reconsider our purpose. Our company ambition is clear – to plant trees at scale to mitigate Climate Change and work towards Net Zero, Read more »