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Looking for a job working for a Garden Designer? Our Vacancies page may have the place for you!

Alexa Ryan-Mills

freelance planting designer

Planting design plays an essential role in bringing together people and place, creating beautiful and sustainable spaces that promote wellbeing and biodiversity. But it’s too often tacked on at the end and copy and pasted from a favourite list or another scheme somewhere else. It can be so much more than that.

Do you need to bring in planting design expertise on public realm, commercial or residential projects where you lack the capacity in-house?

Are you a small studio looking to outsource planting design so you can focus on growing your business?
Are you winning larger projects that need more time and focus on planting design than you can currently give?
Do you have a project that needs something different from what you normally provide when it comes to planting design?

I can work with you either as a behind-the-scenes resource or as a visible member of your team on larger projects. I earned a diploma in Planting Design with distinction at London College of Garden Design in 2021. There I was taught by Andrew Fisher Tomlin and the likes of Nigel Dunnett, Neil Lucas and Tony Kirkham - all leaders in their respective fields. I have been running a small garden design practice in east London since 2018, having trained at leading horticultural school, Capel Manor College. I'm now offering freelance planting design services to garden designers and landscaper architects.

Get in touch if you’d like to arrange a chat. 

Posted 04/10/2021

Steve Andrews

I am a freelance garden designer offering a range of design services.

Using  Vectorworks Landmark I produce high quality design presentations, planting plans, 3D visuals and construction drawings.

Having worked on a wide range of design projects - small urban gardens to large country gardens -I  have developed sound horticultural knowledge and passion for creating beautiful, functional and relaxing spaces.

I  would welcome the opportunity to work on private projects or as part of design team.

For further information email or call 07977 090960.

Posted 28.07.2021

Daniel Denore

Location – South Croydon, Surrey, London

Qualifications: BSc Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management Post Graduate Diploma in Garden Design @ British Academy of Garden Design

I am currently undergoing a postgraduate course in Garden Design and am working part time providing garden maintenance for some neighbours around the area.

I am working on my first project for some friends in developing their garden providing, concepts and costs, and will see it through to completion.

To be given the opportunity to explore designing as part of a team and learning fundamental techniques in practice to becoming a more competent garden designer and harness the essential skills in collaborating with other professionals would be a great pleasure.

I am familiar with construction and phases of work in the residential building industry working alongside tradesman and have worked on a variety of jobs from countryside estates to terrace housing as an assistant quantity surveyor in my previous work.

If you require any further information, my contact details are below.


Posted 13/05/2021

Jack Taylor

Presenting your designs in a clear and realistic manner can really help to 'sell the dream' to your clients, reduce time spent on revisions and improve the overall cohesion and efficiency of the design and build stages.

You may not be using the most up to date 3D visualisation techniques during the design process. This is where I can help. I am an independent and affordable freelance artist that produces 3D visuals, videos, interactive panoramas and 2D plans for businesses in the garden design industry. I am based in Nottingham but work with designers in the UK and Ireland.

I am currently experiencing an expansion period in my work and therefore looking for new contacts to work with. My current contacts have found that by using my service they have had a dramatically higher instruction rate with their clients, thanks to clear and beautiful presentations of their designs.

To see examples of my work, please look at my Instagram page: RerenderUK or look at this 2020 highlights reel on Youtube: ReRender Project Highlights 2020

If this sounds of interest to you, you have any further questions or would like more information and examples, I would love to hear from you.

Thank you.

07798 704718

Posted 15.02.2021

Clare O'Donoghue

Do you need a garden design drawn up in Vectorworks? I am a Lewes-based theatre lighting designer with over 10 years experience of drawing in Vectorworks. More recently, I have been working on landscaping projects, both on-site and drawing plans. If you need a draughtsperson to put CAD visuals to your design, you can contact me at

07788 410336

Posted 09.12.2020



Gabrielle Shay

Freelance Landscape Architect (MLArch) and associate member of the Landscape Institute, insured in professional indemnity. I use Vectorworks / Vectorworks 3D and Adobe software packages to create visuals, construction, and detail drawings and since graduating in Landscape Architecture I have worked as a consultant and CAD technician for a number of Architects and Garden Designers.

Alongside this, I have worked on RHS show gardens for myself and other designers and over some years developed my own portfolio of clients. I'm open to discuss your project no matter what stage it is at and enjoy collaborative work. Contact me for a clear, staged fee structure or any other questions you may have.

Gaby at or call me for an informal chat on 07739455983

Posted 09.08.2021













David Lazarus

I am passionate about garden design and aftercare ser vices. I am particularly interested in becoming a planting designer creating atmospheric gardens for clients that benefit humans and non-humans. I am trained in horticulture and have developed these skills towards a more ecologically based approac h. I want to create gardens that provoke the emotions of garden users and provide gardens within which clients can relax and revive their spirits.



Posted 13/07/2021



Stuart Morris

Are you looking to connect within the Essex Landscape and Garden Design community, and for you to benefit from any opportunities? 

Are you looking for people with horticultural know-how, with garden design insight, and value in landscape labour force?

I have experience of understanding briefs, living the seasons, and horticultural ability. Productivity, life skills, degree education, and team ethic. Even more so, honesty, resilience, and good judgment. The intent of being a company asset, and to built partnerships. 

I am presently freelance thus flexible. Please get in touch, and I can send on my bio. 

Kind regards. 

0789 989 1206 

Posted 21.04.2021






Marilyn Robinson-Po

Location - Oxford, Oxfordshire


  • BA Hons Politics and Social Policy
  • Garden Design Principles and Practise at Capel Manor College,   London
  • Foundation in Garden design, drawing, graphics and plant      knowledge at Capel Manor College, London
  • Plant Design at My Garden School

I currently run a plant design and maintenance business, Oxford Beautiful Gardens and have done for the last 10 years.  I want to work with a garden design practise in both garden and plant design or to collaborate with another designer.

  • Happy to consider freelance or short term work.
  • Experienced in plant design with hand drawings as well as SketchUp.
  • Proficient in producing quotes, briefs, project management, site surveys, liaising with clients, sourcing plants, maintenance schedules, planting up and office based tasks.

I thoroughly love working in this area and look forward to hearing from you.


Posted 11.02.2021