Garden Design Services


How I Work:

… a friendly, flexible, pragmatic, professional garden design service.  I enjoy working collaboratively with you (the client) to create a garden to suit your needs, working out all the details along the way.  I have considerable expertise and experience which will allow you to enjoy the whole process while teaching you about plants, design and light in your garden.  My relationship with selected landscapers and suppliers is excellent, allowing for a seamless project from start to finish.  Clients often have a long list of requirements and a relatively small space, but somehow I manage to fit everything in without feeling compromised on space.

Why use an accredited garden designer?

As an accredited member of the SGD (Society of Garden Designers) and BALI (British Association Landscape Industries),  your garden is in safe hands.  I

— have the vision, skills, training and expertise to offer a complete design service

— have sound horticultural knowledge and the creative skills to transform any site, big or small

— can produce presentation and planting plans as well as technical documentation, construction drawings

— can advise on specialist elements including water features and lighting schemes

—  will help you avoid making expensive mistakes and save you time.

— will be able to advise you on budgets, contractors, suppliers and manage the whole project from concept to completion, should you wish

— have Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance, and have been in business for 16 years. I abide by the SGD Code of Conduct, meaning I subscribe to the highest professional standards, and have committed to continual development of my knowledge and skills.

— have featured regularly in gardening magazines, have won gardening awards and featured on a 5 month BBC TV garden design show.

These signify recognition of the high quality of my work and should give you peace of mind when choosing me as your garden designer.

Typical project budgets:

As a very rough guide, a small London back garden (10 x 5 metres) could cost from £35,000 and it may well take five to six months from the first meeting before building work can begin. Larger gardens cost £100,000 + with a longer lead time. The cost includes everything for your design and build,  all hard landscaping, fencing, plants, labour etc.  Here are some example garden landscaping budgets, note the date/year of landscaping, some of them would cost significantly more today.

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Front Garden Of Listed Georgian House, 2006

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Victorian Terrace Town Courtyard Garden, 2008

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Small Deck Garden For A Family, 2007

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Substantial New Build Detached House, Front & Back Garden