The design for your new
garden is now yours. You may wish to build it yourself,
you may have preferred contractors you would like to
appoint, you may wish to engage my services to oversee
the building of the garden.
No matter which of these paths you
choose, in order to ensure that your garden is built
faithfully to the design, a number of other tools are
required. I can produce any or all of these:
- Construction drawings
These will show the dimensions and layout of any hard
landscaping and built features in the garden. The
garden can only be built true to the design with
reference to these.
- Planting plan
Your garden design plans will show key plants and
structural planting, but not detailed decorative
truly fulfil the potential and character of the design,
detailed planting plans will explore colour, form,
texture, scent, seasonal variations and other attributes,
in combinations of plants that work in relation to
each other, and as part of the whole garden.
- Specification document
A full specification document will detail every last
aspect of the garden build, methods of construction
and the materials to be used, and should be used
in conjunction with the construction drawings.
This pins down exactly what work needs to be done
and how, and allows different contractors to quote
the job, n the knowledge that they are all working
to the same specification.
- Project management
However you choose to build your garden, I can if
required, co-ordinate and oversee the whole process,
that all goes smoothly, that your garden meets all
of the design requirements, and every last one of
In time your garden will mature and develop as it
achieves its full potential. I can provide advice
as to how best to maintain it throughout the seasons,
allowing you to get the most pleasure from your garden.