© 2020 Sally Watts Dip PSGD ~ Professional Garden Design

Garden Design in and around Peterborough, Cambridge, Northamptonshire & London

Tel: 01832 281006   Mobile: 07951 661036

Design Process

You may not require this whole process; some customers just want advice, others just want the design and tackle the project in chunks, as time and money allow. Some clients want me to handle everything and take the process out of their hands. Ultimately, I like you to decide what level of help you need and I will endeavour to accommodate your individual requirements.

 

Initial Consultation

This begins with an informal meeting on site, during which we discuss your garden. I listen to what you require from your outside space and make suggestions.

 

I charge a small consultation fee of £60, within a thirty mile radius of Peterborough. This fee is deductible if you proceed with a design. I will quote you for a design after our initial meeting once I have had a chance to assess your garden and understand your requirements and aspirations. Book a consultation visit HERE

 

Site Survey

Once the quotation for the deign has been accepted, I return to survey the garden, taking measurements, levels and photographs and run through the brief with you. 

 

Concept drawings

I will return with design proposals in sketch form for discussion and should the plan need altering or new ideas introduced,  this is the time for the final 'tweak'.

 

Detailed Design

The final plan will be drawn up to scale by hand and presented to you showing all hard and soft landscaping detail together with a specification from which a landscaper may quote.

 

Project management

I enjoy being involved in the building of my projects and  prefer to be involved with the setting out of the design and will make site visits to satisfy myself that you are happy with the way things are progressing. Also to reassure you that the piles of soil and trenches that resemble a battlefield will very shortly be the haven of tranquillity I have promised!  A fee for this service can be discussed and arranged depending on my input required. 

 

Planting Plans

Once the design has been approved I can move forward to draw up detailed planting plans.  The price depends on the areas involved and this will be discussed with you and confirmed once the design is in place. 

 

Planting

Once the site is finished and the beds are prepared I am happy to both supply and plant your garden. 

 

Care Notes

Tailor made Care notes can be supplied for an additional fee, depending on the size and extent of the planting scheme. This will enable you to look after your plants giving you detailed advice on pruning and plant husbandry.