Insta-Greens

Composition and Inspiration

Not long ago I started posting images on Instagram. Sometimes it's a park, a landscape or a piece of beautiful planting, or something my eye catches something underway to somewhere. But more often I make little compositions of findings, flowers, leaves, bits...

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Little revamp plan

It is not always neccecary to rip up your entire garden to improve the character of the space. In an existing garden their are often many elements that could be kept as they can be a useful base...

Garden design

In my garden designs I aim for an original translation of the clients wishes. This results in a proposal with a clear spacial character, a balanced yet playful design set in a lushious green and...

Maintenance

A garden is a living and constantly changing natural environment. A carefully landscaped garden deserves to be regularly maintained in a professional manner. Many problems in the garden are caused...

Finding sence of place.

We meet on site to view the garden and to get a sense of the client’s needs and wishes. Following this I produce a written design brief.

A topographical survey of the site is carried out including house, boundaries, existing features, trees, levels and all measurements required for the design. I undertake my own site analysis to accompany the survey, noting factors that will influence the design.

I present concept ideas for the design. This includes hand drawn sketches and aerial plans which act as a basis for discussion.

Detailed design and planting plan

After further developement I prepare a detailed design from which a contractor can construct the garden. 

A detailed planting plan is drawn up and , if required, accompanied by image references and a maintenance plan.

High standards

The plans are put to tender to recommended contractors. If required I guide the client in choosing the right contractors for each project, inspecting work and ensuring that the garden is built to the highest standards.

Contact me for further information

Caroline charges a professional fee per hour depending upon location. Fees are based on her time which is quoted and agreed before each stage of work.

Please feel free to contact me if you require further information or would like to talk to me about a design project.

To find out more on what interests and inspires me, or how a latest project is developing, follow me on social media (Instagram & Facebook)

Werkwijze

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Consultation

Finding sence of place.

We meet on site to view the garden and to get a sense of the client’s needs and wishes. Following this I produce a written design brief.

A topographical survey of the site is carried out including house, boundaries, existing features, trees, levels and all measurements required for the des...read more

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Design

Detailed design and planting plan

After further developement I prepare a detailed design from which a contractor can construct the garden. 

A detailed planting plan is drawn up and , if required, accompanied by image references and a maintenance plan.

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Tender & construction

High standards

The plans are put to tender to recommended contractors. If required I guide the client in choosing the right contractors for each project, inspecting work and ensuring that the garden is built to the highest standards.

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Fee

Contact me for further information

Caroline charges a professional fee per hour depending upon location. Fees are based on her time which is quoted and agreed before each stage of work.

Please feel free to contact me if you require further information or would like to talk to me about a design project.

To find out mo...read more

Inspiration images.