: February 2017, Community GardenProject Price
: £10,000 – £49,999Absolutely brilliant. We outlined what we wanted and Amanda listened, asked a few questions, chatted to us about how we'd be using the space and gently steered us so that we ended up wanting something completely different. That combination of vision and practical good sense and great expertise inspired us. We could not have done it without her -- we'd have had something that was OK but we ended up with something great. She did more than we expected, cheerfully. She guided us on all sorts of things from materials to planting and steered us away from bad choices, almost without us noticing. The end result is astonishing. We share the area with a primary school. Adults love it and the children flourish there. Wonderful!
: April 2016Project Price
: £10,000 – £49,999Amanda had lots of ideas, listened to what we wanted, adapted the designs and was very flexible. She managed us and the contractor firmly but gently and kept in contact with us throughout the process!
Nothing was too much trouble and we are very pleased with the way our garden looks!
Marianne and Brendan Project Date
: May 2016Project Price
: £10,000 – £49,999I met Amanda in late 2015 to have her provide me with ideas on a design for my garden which I described as a blank canvass. I met with her and a few other vendors and decided on her as she came with fantastic ideas and I felt at ease with her immediately. I found her to be very patient, capable, resourceful and professional. Throughout all stages of the design and execution, I knew what was happening and when issues arose she bought them to my attention.
We had exceptional weather during the works and I was happy with the time it took to complete the project. Amanda was open to my suggestions and when in disagreement she provided me with her reasons which provided me with a different perspective and highlighted things I did not consider. Overall, she and the team did an exceptional job and I look forward to spending time in my garden and watching it mature.
Highly recommend her and her team but most importantly I am most appreciative of the transformation.
Zane and OnyxProject Date
: January 2015Project Price
: £50,000 – £100,000I have developed two gardens with Amanda!
The thoughtful designs complemented how we want to use our garden space. The first garden was a work in progress to an established but somewhat dated garden, before we left it had become a wonderful place for young adults to have friends in, as well as a dog, two rabbits and several chickens! We loved to entertain there.
Our current garden was an intense project where we had less than a year to make a dark, overgrown, under-developed outdoor space into a garden that we could entertain
guests from afar who were attending our sons wedding!
Needless to say, with Amanda's attention to detail, prompt and efficient managing, we had a great looking garden and this summer it is stunning; it looks as though it has always been like this!
I would love to do more projects with her but my husband won't indulge me a new house so that I can have another garden to develop. Yet, I love my current space, 'garden' doesn't conjure up the outdoor spaces we now have. Would find it hard to leave this space
Mary and AngusProject Date
: October 2015I had a sad, neglected,suburban garden with the borders, trees and shrubs all overgrown. Amanda took my dreams and aspirations for a traditional garden with proper borders providing year-round interest, colour and scent, along with areas to relax in and turned it all into a stunning reality.
I am absolutely delighted with my new garden. The space has been used so creatively, with borders on different levels and delicious curves which make the garden seem so much bigger. I now enjoy looking out on it every day to see what's new. Not only is it a place I can relax in, I also have a garden I can enjoy learning to nurture, as Amanda has provided me with a season by season guide to maintenance. So now I will know just when I need to prune!
Thank you Amanda
: July 1999Project Price
: £1,000 – £9,999Amanda designed our garden back in 1999 and since then it has given us so much joy. She based our front garden on a painting we chose and it is always admired by passers-by. Amanda has also kept adding new ideas to the whole garden so it has developed over time. She is incredibly imaginative and intuitive as well as knowledgeable and professional, listening to our wishes and coming up with lovely ideas to match them.
Helen and Jon Project Date
: October 2015Project Price
: £10,000 – £49,999Amanda was simply amazing. From the initial design to the final touches, she took a personal interest in everything. Her design really transformed our garden.
She also arranged the landscape contractor (Chris Parker) who was also excellent and completed the work in less time than originally estimated. We can't believe how good our garden looks now and look forward to Spring even more now!
Amanda is the perfect combination of vision and attention to detail and was incredibly responsive in her communications. We recommend her without any hesitation.
Anne and David