Award winning service
We’re delighted to win the Best of Houzz badge for the quality of our service. (Houzz is a great online resource for anyone interested in high quality design for their home and garden).
We’re especially pleased to get this award because it’s based on the number and quality of reviews we get from our clients on the Houzz website. For us that’s like a double accolade, one from Houzz and one from our happy customers.
What makes us special?
All those lovely reviews and happy clients. They really give us a warm glow of satisfaction. They make us raring to get stuck in every day.
Gardening design for you
First and foremost, we never ever forget that it’s all about you. You are the only reason we get to have a wonderful life designing and planting your gardens. We take great care to ensure we understand you; your passions, your ambitions, your hopes – and your concerns. We totally understand that this is often a once in a lifetime project that you really want to get right.
We aren’t afraid, however, to give you strong clear advice. We know it can be confusing and hard to make a decision amongst a seeming myriad of options. We use our substantial expertise and experience to guide you through the whole process, working equally hard to bring your vision to fruit and to ensure it stays on track to become something you’ll love as much in five years’ time as you will the day it’s completed.
Design, design and design
The Barcelona Pavilion. A masterclass in the minimal elegance of materials. Designed by Architect Mies van der Rohe. 1929.
At the core of our work is our total passion for design. We love design in all its forms, gardens, interiors, architecture and more. We see design as an amazing, interconnected field of inspiration and delight. We can take as much inspiration from the shadows of a wrought iron balcony on a dazzling white wall in Andalucía, as from the world of garden design. We cast our net far and wide (see our recent hugely popular blog about the unexpected treasures of brutalist architecture). It’s our open minded and questing approach that helps explains why our designs stand out from the crowd.
Garden design for a changing world
The Tawny Mining Bee. Designing for our insect friends.
Just as we keep abreast of the newest developments in design, we are also very aware of the fact that the world is changing. Climate change is upon us and we are very conscious of the impact this is having on our gardens. Firstly, we need to design in resilience. As our weather conditions become more unpredictable and extreme, we are thinking ever more carefully about issues like excessive rain and drought (yes, both!). We also take a wider, holistic perspective and look at the impact our gardening can have upon the environment, we encourage the use of native plants wherever it’s applicable and are always looking to plant and layout gardens that are as friendly as possible to our wildlife, especially our wonderful native bees!
Gardens to be lived in, not just looked at
Lastly we want you to get maximum pleasure out of your new garden. We think carefully about getting the most out of your investment and getting you out into your garden whenever possible. Patios for entertaining, play areas for the children. Tucking those messy bits like the bins, neatly out of site. A shaded arbour for the noon day sun. A low wall for a mid-morning coffee and think. A comfy bench for the sunset with a nice glass of something at the end of a day’s work.
What is Houzz?
Houzz is a brilliant one stop website where you can browse for beautiful home and garden design ideas. You can connect with others who are either in the same place as you or who’ve been there and done that. It’s also got a directory of design professionals such as Garden Designers (like us!), architects, interior designers and general contractors.
To quote the website blurb; Houzz is the best way to get inspired, discover products and to find and collaborate with the perfect architect, designer or contractor.
See our profile on Houzz (with our Best of Houzz badges yeah!) https://bit.ly/38WEYdT