Derby, Derbyshire Landscape Architects and Garden Designers

Whatever your Derby, Derbyshire garden looks like, and whatever its size, you can probably benefit from the services of a Derby, Derbyshire landscape architect. If your neat rectangular flower beds and manicured lawn just aren’t cutting it anymore and you have grander aspirations, that’s where professional garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire can come in. Not only can a landscape architect design a garden that a Chelsea award winner might be proud of, they can also completely change the value of your home by looking at your landscape architecture as a whole. The work of a landscape architect serves much more than your garden; it makes the most of your outdoor space in a way that showcases your entire home. Landscape architects and garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire vary in their range of services, so think carefully about what you want from your garden design professional and how extensive a project it will be before hiring them. More
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Emma Scarborough Garden Design Ltd is an award winning garden design practice working across the East Midlands.... Read More
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  • Oakham LE14 3BQ, Rutland
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Pond specialists with 10 years experience. At The YGP Pond Specialists, we have many years of experience in... Read More
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Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
Bottle Kiln Design
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"Dominic Stone of Bottle Kiln Design first provided a garden design and install contract at my previous property Old Engine Farm, Ashover Derbyshire in the early 1980's. I moved to Derry House, Matlock in 1997. I again sought Dominic out to provide a complete garden design and install, first in the late 1990's and again a more recently to refresh the original scheme with new paving to rear areas and to pave the original tarmac drive plus to lay significant surface water drainage channels and pipes. The experience I have of Dominic and his company is beyond excellent in terms of design expertise, product knowledge, installation skill, prompt work scheduling and commitment to his customer. His pricing has always been in my view realistic. In terms of his personal integrity, from the considerable experience I have had over a prolonged period of time it is beyond question, one hundred percent reliable."
- bryanbrp
Garden Blueprints
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"From the initial contact through to the finished product Joanne has delivered more than my expectations. I couldn't be more pleased with the design, choice of plants, planting and plant maintenance. Joanne is a throughly professional individual and I would highly recommend her (only wish I had the means to put the garden onto the site to show you)"
- suerudland
Lush Landscape & Garden Design
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"Being a materials supplier, we have regular communication with Anna from Lush Landscapes. Several of our clients employ Anna for their garden design and visit our centre in order to finalize materials etc. Her designs are always of top quality, both in terms of creative design and detail (detail being just as or even more important to the practicalities of the project) We have had the pleasure of seeing many of Anna's designs develop as we have delivered products to site. From hard-landscaping through to planting, all aspects have been admired."
- Barton Fields Patio & Garden Centre
Olive Tree Garden Design
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"Having had Olive Tree Garden Design recommended, I was not too surprised at the response to my requirement. What did surprise me was the flair and ingenuity of the designer in taking what was a well developed but uncared for garden and totally changing it into a pleasing whole, evoking comments from all who visited and saw the final result. It is difficult to praise too highly the design and execution of this not inconsiderable project."
- charles1628
Sue Hayward Garden Design Ltd
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"We were bored with our square garden and had some ideas of how to make it more interesting but we needed someone to put them together in a coherent way. Sue more than lived up to our design expectations and was a great pleasure to work with. She listened well to our ideas and managed to incorporate all the features we wanted in a truly beautiful design. Now it is a really interesting garden with different views from different angles. There is a pleasure in walking round it via the new paths and it is lovely and green with a great structure I can build on over the years to come. A fantastically positive and collaborative experience."
- Sarah Gravill
Jonathan Wild Gardens
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"We would like to recommend Jonathan at Jonathan-wild@hotmail.co.uk. He has helped us immensley in getting our new garden started, designing a fabulous bespoke green house and more recently, designing a perfect site for a North facing shady area which will look wonderful and we will send a photo once it is all planted up. The head gardener at our local Garden Centre was most impressed with Jonathan's design, in fact he gave us a discount!! Thanks Jonathan, you really understood our gardening needs and came within budget. Dee and Martin"
- duckstreet
Emma Scarborough Garden Design
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"Emma has done an amazing garden design for our house. Thoroughly professional with lots of ideas and flexibility in incorporating our ideas into her overall design. I have no hesitation in recommending her. Super talented!"
- Becky Overall
Elspeth Stockwell Garden Design Ltd.
Landscape Architects and Garden Designers in Derby, Derbyshire
"Elspeth provided a stunning garden design for us and it has given us a huge amount of enjoyment ever since. Not only did she meet the brief, but she improved it, so the outcome was even better than we'd anticipated. She suggested some wonderful plants - some of which I had never heard of - and produced a scheme to provide interest all year round. Not only is she hugely knowledgeable and experienced, but Elspeth is also a lovely human being and a joy to work with."
- annafreij
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What is a landscape architect?


A landscape architect will handle all design, supply, construction and administrative elements of your garden or landscaping project. They will take into account your needs, the Derby, Derbyshire climate and unique advantages and constraints of the landscape architecture. Typically, work will be based on ecological and environmental considerations, and a garden will be planned not only to look its best but also to facilitate future maintenance and growth so that it continues to flourish. A Derby, Derbyshire landscape architect can also design any outdoor buildings that are to be featured in your garden. Everything from design blueprints through to the plants themselves should be provided by your Derby, Derbyshire landscape architect. If there is other architectural development taking place on your site, bring the landscape architect in as early as possible.

The expertise a landscape architect can apply to understanding your space and the natural environment could be vital to planning your project. Let your Derby, Derbyshire landscape architect work closely with your architect, surveyor and any other contractors in order to develop landscape architecture that works in accordance with any other construction. This is important from a design perspective as well as on a practical level – changes to the grading of a landscape and modifications such as drainage can have serious implications on the viability of your land for extensive building and structural works. In order to resolve any planning permission issues, submit all applications for building and landscape architecture together, well ahead of the project.

What is a garden designer?


The scope of garden designers, or landscape gardeners, is often more limited to green space projects which will optimise your existing outdoor space rather than altering the landscape architecture as a whole. Whereas landscape architects specialise in the structural aspect of garden planning and building, garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire will carry out projects that are of aesthetic and horticultural value. Landscape gardeners will make your garden the best version of itself with features such as walkways, patios, water features, fences and lighting, as well as choosing the right plants, trees and flowers. The practical role of a garden designer may vary by firm – some offer just the plans, requiring a separate contractor, while others fulfil the project in its entirety, from conceptualisation of the landscape gardening to construction. Don’t be put off by the former if you happen to find a good Derby, Derbyshire garden designer that you like – he or she will have local industry connections to introduce you to quality, reliable gardening professionals with whom they have existing relationships. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of landscape architects & garden designers: Landscape Contractors, Garden & Landscape Supplies, Tree Services, Lawn & Sprinklers, Decks, Patios, Sheds & Summerhouses.

How do I choose landscape architects or garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire?


When choosing your Derby, Derbyshire garden designer or landscape architect, be sure to research their qualifications and look at examples of their previous work. A portfolio of previous landscape architecture or garden projects is important to ascertain both their credentials as well as their style. Once you have shortlisted or chosen your architect or designer, an on-site meeting is essential so they can see exactly what they’ll be working with. Stay briefed on all plans and developments, both before and during the project as a plan you approved previously may change during the course of the project. Be very clear on your budget – just like plans, costs may alter while work is underway so ensure your professional keeps you informed and does not incur additional expense without approval. If you are open-minded and budget-conscious, consider approaching new graduates keen for experience, who may negotiate a lower rate than more experienced professionals.

Questions to ask prospective landscape architects or garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire:


  • What do your services include?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been landscape architects or garden designers in Derby, Derbyshire?
  • What is your certification?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • How much do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What regions and climates are you skilled in?
  • Can you accommodate my special requests?
  • What types of renderings will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar landscape architecture or garden projects?
  • When can you complete this project?
  • Who will be working on the project design?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you provide me with a written estimate?
  • What will I need to provide?

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