Looking for a New, Beautiful Garden designed & built to suit YOU! Get a FREE Consultation to discuss garden plans & designs.
What Floral & Hardy Offers
- Garden Design Consultation & Assessment to Discuss Your Project – Free of Charge
- Full Garden Specification Planning
- Hand-Drawn Garden Designs – Help you find your perfect Garden
- Full Garden Build Service & Landscaping Services
- Garden Renovation – We’ll remove your old Garden Features & Waste
- Garden Feature Additions – Want to improve your garden further?
You and your hopes and aspirations for your garden are paramount in how your garden will be designed, you can take advantage of our 25 years of experience in design to help create YOUR perfect garden. At the first meeting your designer will carry out your “Design Brief” questionnaire and survey your existing garden, enabling you both together to develop a clear shared vision of your perfect new garden. Your hand drawn and coloured designs and artists impressions along with full plant list and images forms your effective and comprehensive garden plan portfolio. In this portfolio, you will see how your wishes have been met to meet your lifestyle requirements, purpose, concept, desired style and include the elements that will help us together to deliver a truly outstanding and breath-taking garden for you!
How Much Will A New Garden Design & Build Cost?
The investment required to create your perfect garden will depend on the size and complexity of your design, rest assured we have created gardens of all sizes and budgets over the last 25 years so are confident we can also create your perfect garden we will be happy to visit for a no obligation initial discussion. We can offer you a FREE Garden Design & Build Consultation which will allow us to discuss your requirements & to evaluate your existing garden, from here we can provide you with a cost quotation – that is no obligation.
Examples of Our Artisan Hand Drawn Garden Plans
Examples of Our Client’s Finished Gardens
Areas We Cover in and around London
Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Westminster.
Garden Design in London – The Process
When it comes to determining how to design a garden layout, the initial consultation stage of garden planning is important to ensure successful completion of your project.
At our first meeting with a potential new client we explain our design and build service, a design fee is agreed and this is the process which follows:
A designer visits to complete with you our “Design Brief Questionnaire” this is a 20 page Q & A which identifies all the elements that YOU may want including in your “perfect garden” i.e patios, water features, lighting, play area(if kids)swimming pools, summerhouses/man-caves, built seating, fire pits, planting etc etc there are literally 100’s of options. The key message is we are trying to understand and deliver YOUR perfect garden, not ours!
- A Floral & Hardy Garden Planning Specialist will evaluate the existing garden (Taking soil samples for PH testing, Completing an Aspect Test, Cataloging and identifying existing trees, shrubs, climbers and perennial plants)
- Recommendations will be made around changes that could maximise the usable space available
- Our consultant will note any requirements/preferences you have (functionality, layout, accessibility)
- Our consultant will also want to know about your intended usage and desires for the garden
- Brief formulation
- Our consultant will photograph your garden
- Measurements collection
- Feasibility analysis (our consultant will spend time in the garden assessing how feasible the plans are)
Following the meeting Floral and Hardy’s designer writes up their understanding of the “design brief” and e-mails to the client (You) for sign off this ensures we are all on the same hymn sheet before design work starts. Once the designer receives confirmation that the design brief is accurate we invoice for the design fee and the designer starts their research and design which will include, an A2 Hand drawn and coloured 2D design, A3 3D design, mood board, lighting plan and plant list, as soon as they are complete we will be back in touch to arrange to see the clients again.
Once the presentation of the design has happened we produce a detailed, itemised, fixed price quotation to deliver the project, usually there follows some negotiation and once we receive a deposit the project is allocated a start window.
An example of the end product from a garden plan to completed build
If you are looking for some inspiration we have a whole portfolio of pictures including roof garden pictures, photos of small gardens, photos of medium & large garden pictures, family garden pictures, patio & courtyard garden pictures, urban garden pictures and more! Browse our portfolio to see all the categories of work that we do.