formal design service


For those clients who require the more formal garden design route we have developed a clear four tier structure. Please see our pricing guide for help with costing your garden design


tier 1. informal consultation

Up to one hour informal visit to discuss your thoughts and ideas and to see where we can help you. free within 5 miles


tier 2. initial consultation

Two to three hour visit (charges apply) to include:

▷a detailed discussion of your requirements

▷sketches of various ideas

▷a full site survey


tier 3. design

An example design pack might include:

▷a scaled colour drawing with an elevation drawing

▷a scaled plan 

▷planting suggestions

▷a pinterest pinboard filled with ideas for you to add to

▷approximate building costs

▷a maximum of two changes to the design

▷a presentation meeting


tier 4. build

We can assist with all or part of the build depending upon the design and required input. services here include:

▷sourcing materials

▷planning schedule of works

▷sourcing tradesmen

▷obtaining quotes

▷overseeing work

▷final planting

▷undertaking commissioned work

tier 5. additional services

We offer the following additional services separate to our four tier system:

▷garden maintenance including a subscription to Shoot Gardening monthly care plan emails

▷detailed planting plan

▷site survey including scaled drawn plan

▷garden consultation only, including notes. minimum one hour

▷one off commissions of planting or construction

▷cost comparisons

▷sourcing of plants/materials/tradesmen

distance design service