Our vision We believe gardens are outdoor living spaces that must delight the senses, be fit for purpose and comfortable to sit and move through. They rely on the the beauty and combination of individual plants as well as the quality of the spaces they define.
Our designs aim to integrate the client’s brief, the site’s opportunities and constraints and key rules of harmony and composition.
The client’s brief During our initial meeting we will talk about the main purpose of the garden, how it is going to be used and understand your needs and aspirations. We will need an idea of budget so that we can weight some ideas against costs.
Survey & analysis We will carry out a basic survey of your garden, which includes taking measurements, photographs and noting important features of the site and its context. This will help us understand the site’s opportunities and constraints. If the garden is large and complex, particularly in terms of levels, we might advise you to commission a detailed land survey.
Concept design We will prepare one or two hand drawn concept designs showing the initial ideas for the garden and discuss these with you during our second meeting.
Preliminary design & 3D Model Once the preferred option is chosen, any changes discussed will be incorporated to the design and this will be refined and developed into the final layout plan. A 3D Sketchup model of the garden will then be produced to help you visualise the proposal.
Materials & Plants Key hard landscaping materials and a selection of 10-20 types of plants to suit the style and environmental conditions of the garden will be provided in the form of a mood board with images and names of materials & plants. These are chosen and discussed with you throughout the design process.
Quotation Once the design is finalised we can give you a full landscaping quotation for implementing the design.