Garden Design and Consultancy

Garden Designer

Practical garden design ideas and solutions offered with artist?s impressions using 3D software and photographs for all manner of styles of garden design -Traditional, cottage, modern and contemporary style of gardens. Any location, any size with a choice of plants based upon local soil and weather conditions.

Hard landscaping, structural framework, design and materials. Advice on styling, water features, garden ornaments and associated buildings, ongoing maintenance and future allocation of resources.

Gardens designed and implemented for domestic and commercial clients in Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and the UK.

Barry Holdsworth works closely with clients to offer practical garden design ideas and a solution that fully interprets their requirements. Whatever style of garden you are seeking, from a traditional design to a modern, contemporary style of garden, wherever the location and whatever the size Bar...
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Garden design has come a long way in recent years and we now have a plethora of books on contemporary garden design. But there are still some ground rules to apply when going for a ‘modern’ look to your garden. The first being that you cannot get away from the fact that the choice of plants will...
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The rear garden of this new house was virtually unusable as the lawn sat above the rear path and the fencing either side was only waist high, so offering no privacy. The clients required a sunken garden design.So the garden was dug out to match the existing rear path level and retaining walls framed...
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Great Britain is known for its gardening and love of landscapes and plants. There are numerous traditional gardens in the form of parks and landscapes that stand out as masterpieces on their own with thousands of visitors enjoying the mature gardens that were designed and constructed many years ago ...
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Cottage gardens conjure up small gardens full to the brim of cottage garden plants, so much so that the plants dominate the garden and why not. Mix every colour and shape and pack them all into a small space to create a sense of fun. As cottage garden designer Barry will offer somewhere for you to p...
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As a Garden Designer for New Builds may I urge you to read some pointers in my article here. A garden design for newly built property needs to overcome many issues, but mainly that to do with poor soil conditions. Once surmounted then the garden can make an amazing transformation from a building sit...
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Designing a garden using computer aided design (CAD) to create your garden as a 3D model is a great help to many people who find it hard to visualise just how their new garden will actually look. 3D imagery can allow clients to see exactly how the garden will look like from an angle . Clients can t...
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As a Garden Designer for listed properties Barry can assist you with a sensitive design and planting scheme for your property. If you are privileged to own a listed property then you may wish to take extra care in planning any alterations to the garden. You will obviously want to consider sympatheti...
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Landscape plans are an important as they detail the layout of the site for both the hard elements, such as the drive, walls, terraces, paths and buildings as well as the planting. It is essential to commission accurate plans that are drawn to scale and approved before an estimate or quote can be pr...
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The consultancy can mange all elements of implementing the garden design - from surveying the site, tree surveys, drawing landscape plans, gaining planning permission - everything from site preparation to building and planting the garden. The selection process for all the plants and materials is und...
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A Kitchen Garden offers tremendous potential for providing fresh fruit and vegetables. There is simply no better taste than from hand picked produce that is eaten only a few hours or even minutes from being harvested. If you are looking for a kitchen garden designer to meet your needs then I have ma...
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Barry Holdsworth works closely with the client to offer modern garden design solutions which surpass clients requirements time and time again.. When a modern garden design required, wherever the location and size we will be able to provide a modern garden design to suit. The garden design proposals ...
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The consultancy has experience of designing landscape plans to the BREEAM standard. These are schemes that meet the strict standards devised by Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method. By integrating elements of the BREEAM Code into new homes and obtaining assessments aga...
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