Colour on the Steps

Colour on the Steps After spending a year redecorating their home, our clients shifted focus to the garden and contacted our design studio. With the full re-design still underway, Nicholsons Garden Designer, Olly Wills, started off by tackling the important role of designing a planting scheme for their beautiful stepped terrace. The terrace boasts a mix of durable and high-impact planting, with a nod to Read more »

Colour in the Cotswolds

Colour in the Cotswolds A beautiful set of converted barns had been exquisitely restored without reconnecting it to the landscape. Perched upon a hill in the deep Cotswolds, this garden had far reaching views but a feeling of exposure. The garden was gracefully designed to provide excitement and colour to the arrival, whilst providing a much desired intimacy. The combination of timber arches, pergolas and Read more »

Valley House

Valley HouseEvening sun warms this self-contained stunning Potager garden. Fenced from visiting muntjac, rabbits and the family’s characterful chickens, our client Jenny is able to grow fistfuls of fresh fruit and vegetables for the family. Originally motivated by lockdown, this garden has developed into our clients favourite part of the garden. Read more »

Contemporary Country Garden

Contemporary Country Garden Our clients had previously completed the re-landscaping of their front garden themselves but approached Nicholsons Lockhart Garratt to design and then build the garden area running along the back of their property, as this was proving to be more challenging to resolve. The final design solution is a combination of the clients’ own ideas and our designers’ creative vision to draw things Read more »

A Hidden Gem

A Hidden GemThis back garden is a hidden gem, showcasing just what can be achieved at this scale. The clients had recently downsized and had refurbished the property prior to moving in.The garden has a softness and flow that welcomes you into its heart. The different elements are all drawn together by the meandering lawn. Well placed trees block out neighbouring windows and help to give Read more »

Lockdown For The Grandchildren

Lockdown For The Grandchildren A garden inspired by nature and the restrictions of lockdown. Our wonderful clients, who have had three previous phases built by Nicholsons, wanted to improve their lower garden area to give fun and adventure for the whole family, including a woodland garden and tree house for the grandchildren. Read more »