the garden architect

d e s i g n   p r o c e s s :

The design process is unique to each project but the following is a tried and tested approach that can be expanded or simplified depending upon the client, the site or the garden in question. Click on the purple links below for examples.
1. First Meeting

- Informal discussion
- Ideas, wishlist
- Agree design brief
- Agree timescale
- Agree fees
2. Survey

- Gathering project information
- Garden questionaiire
- Accurate site measurements
- Soil testing
- Levels survey
3. Concept and ideas

- Second meeting to present first draft design
- Scale thumbnail options, sketched photo overlays
- Resolve questions, make adjustments
- Agree final solutions
5. Project go ahead

- Turning the plans and ideas into reality
- Price tendering/procurement process
- Project management and overseeing works
- Planting and long term horticultural care
- Work schedules