A range of design consultancy services are available to meet your project requirements. These services can range from concept only through to full design proposals.
Standard Design Service
This service follows a comprehensive design process, and allows for regular consultation at different stages, giving you optimum control throughout the production of the desired design.
This process includes:
Meeting you, visiting the site and gaining an understanding of your needs and ideas.
Survey and Analysis
Recording site measurements and site characteristics (large and complex sites may require third party survey).
Outline Concept Proposals
Based upon information received, three different outline proposals will be produced in the form of concept plans to provide you with options to choose which is most suitable to be developed further.
Once a conceptual layout is agreed, a detailed scaled colour master plan will be produced of the bespoke design, illustrating layout along with details of materials and features included. This can then be passed on to the landscape contractor to commence implementation. A sectional-elevation will also be drawn up to allow you to visualise the final design.
Further services available to compliment the standard design services are:
Detailed planting designs for part or all of the garden, which clearly demonstrate where each plant should be positioned to achieve the desired effect. A planting schedule will also be included to enable the contractor or yourself to order the correct plants, sizes and quantities from a wholesale nursery. Planting elevations can also be made if desired, these are particularly useful if you intend to personally carry out the planting, as they allow you to effectively visualise the scheme prior to and during the planting.
Detailed plans clearing illustrating how hard landscape features in the design should be built. These can be devised with additional information if you are looking to DIY. Setting out plans can also be provided which are essential if you will be undertaking the construction yourselves, and are also beneficial for the contractors to use.
Regular visits can be made throughout the garden construction to provide opportunities to discuss any issues and to liaise with the contractor on your behalf where necessary to ensure the design is fully realised.
Site Establishment Visits
In the months following completion, appointments can be made to visit the garden and to assess establishment and identify any issues with planting or construction.