If you don't think you need a design but would just like
some advice, then you can book a consultation visit.
Perhaps you have taken over an established garden and
need advice on its upkeep - I will identify plants and advise
on their maintenance, suggest improvements and offer hints
and tips on making the most of your outdoor space.
The first step is the initial consultation where we meet for
an hour or so on site to discuss your requirements and
budget. Next, a site survey is necessary to take
measurements, notes and photographs. From this
information I will produce a hand-drawn, to scale, concept
plan for your approval. This is accompanied by a written
report and sketches if appropriate. Once any necessary
changes to the design have been made I can produce the
final layout plan showing any hard landscaping in detail
and basic planting elements. This plan is hand-drawn,
coloured and accompanied once again by a written report.
The final stage is to produce a planting scheme to
enhance the design, using plants suitable for the climate,
soil and aspect. This is accompanied by a detailed
At this stage you are free to take on the project yourself or
hire a landscape contractor to carry out all or part of the
work. I offer a project management service should you
Imaginative seasonal planted containers for private and
commercial clients - a maintenance service is available if
Innovative displays for events and photoshoots.
The therapeutic benefits of gardening - working the soil,
sowing seed or just spending a few hours outdoors with the
company of others - are well documented. My work with
Waverley Care has shown just what a difference it can
make to peoples' lives.
"Big ideas for small gardens"