Our Gardens

Drama in a contemporary wildlife garden

Clean lines with wild flowers - a striking counterpoint

Good paving design extends the clean lines of this Hanse Haus home

Striking views in a country garden

Planting softens the strong lines of a timber boardwalk

Exuberant planting helps create privacy in an overlooked garden

Plants give privacy without overwhelming a small front garden

Space for play and relaxation in a family garden

A Contemporary Garden For Wildlife

Our client wanted a garden that would attract wildlife but not a textbook wildlife garden. She was keen to make a bold statement and wasn’t afraid of something a little out of the ordinary around her bungalow near the Kent coast

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"“we were given a good service despite inclement weather. The design process itself was very enjoyable as we felt our ideas were really listened to...."

A Striking Country Garden Design

This converted farm building was a cattle byre (or shed in plain terminology) and is set in a rural Kentish landscape

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"As designers we can sometimes get possessive and precious about our creations. This was a good reminder that it is the clients’ needs and preferenc..."

A Creative Drainage Solution

We were asked to specify and quote for the installation of a land drainage system for a large garden that routinely flooded in the winter. The soil was deep, heavy clay in a flat low-lying area with nowhere to drain to. We proposed a more creative solution:

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"This was definitely a case of working with nature rather than trying to fight it!"

A Stylish Wilding of a New Home

Our brief was to create a garden for outdoor living that would also attract wildlife, to be contemporary in style yet informal.

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"“In our brief to Andy, we requested a wildlife-friendly garden with a contemporary, shaded seating area and space for outdoor dining. It was a big ..."

A Large Garden To Compliment Contemporary Hanse Haus

Much like the Hanse Haus home it accompanies, this large formal garden is uncomplicated and professionally delivered with clean lines and a contemporary design.

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"“We originally requested that Haywood Landscapes help us with the design and specification for landscaping the garden, in order that we could put t..."

A Small Front Garden

Our client was planning improvements to her house with a new front door and other projects and felt the garden let the property down. It was scruffy and uninteresting and reflected poorly on her nice home.

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"To complete the transformation the client was fortunate to benefit from the removal of a rather ugly telegraph pole which sat right on the edge of ..."

An Informal Garden

One of the joys of being in a beautiful garden is that it helps us to relax and re-connect with nature. This is particularly so in a well designed informal garden which was our clients wish for their mature plot.

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"As you know we are delighted with our garden. We felt your professionalism was first class from start to finish, your gardeners were friendly and v..."

A Seaside Garden

Separated from the beach only by a quiet road and with a commanding view across the English Channel this fine property in Deal was let down by the garden. With a massive overgrown rockery and dilapidated crazy paving their coastal garden design was very dated, in a poor state and completely unmanageable for our clients who are an elderly couple. They wanted us to come up with some suitable seaside garden ideas that would transform their garden.

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"Exactly what we had in mind. Our seaside garden design is inspirational. Terrific, superb and ideal for elderly people. The terrace is a really nic..."

An Overlooked Garden Transformed

With a property on a large new-build development our clients were blessed with a relatively large garden but it was set on a hillside and had an awful outlook towards tall fences, timber retaining walls and properties ‘up-slope’ looming over them.

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"A shed, greenhouse and compost area were concealed behind a trellis screen and arch with access from a sloping path to the rear. From the top of th..."

A Family Garden

With no existing features or character to guide the design, new-build homes with ‘blank Canvas’ plots can sometimes be more challenging to design than a more mature garden. This particular example was sloping across its entire depth and featured poor heavy clay soil. It was also an irregular awkward shape, producing lots of additional challenges.

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"Having bought a new home we wanted a garden to match and chose Haywood Landscapes as we were impressed with Andrew's knowledge, ability to understa..."