Manor house medieval lake restoration

Manor House Medieval Lake Restoration Following decades of neglect, our teams were instructed to carefully remove the silt from six connecting mediaeval fishing ponds. This work commands a detailed skilled approach to ensure that the waterproofing is not compromised. Careful handling of the silt allowing it to drain before landscape restoration is essential. Following our work, the landscape has fully returned to a haven for Read more »

Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show 2013  Following our trophy winning success in 2012, Nicholsons Garden Design built our own trade stand garden in 2013. Our theme reflected our work – simple, stylish and faintly traditional. We kept our materials simple and harmonious using galvanized metal with a T-wash finish and a modest plant pallette of greens and pale yellows and creams against strongly structured planting – the Read more »

The Manor on the Green

The Manor on the Green Nestled in a beautiful North Oxfordshire village, this historic garden had been somewhat neglected before the owners engaged Nicholsons to review and restore areas of the garden for modern use. Following in-depth historical analysis, the Victorian sunken garden was restored and the terrace areas immediately around the garden were designed to invite the family into the garden for today's indoor/ Read more »

Lost in Time Restoration

Lost in Time Restoration Hidden in an idyllic valley, we have had the privilege of working on this garden for two consecutive owners – both with the agenda of celebrating nature. Sleepy ancient buildings nestled in a harmonious landscape, a restful place for family life. The garden is designed to celebrate the natural landscape and have low impact. Read more »