Landscaping & Garden Design
Complete Design including Project Management & Planting Service
From conception to completion our qualified designer using years of landscaping and
Maintenance experience will make your garden dreams a reality
Why Use a Professional Garden Designer
Designing a garden requires many skills, vision, training and expertise,
together with sound horticultural knowledge, spatial skills and creativity
to unify your requirements in your garden from the smallest courtyard
to a substantial space.
A designer will be able to provide a complete garden design service,
including planting plans, hard landscaping design, construction drawings
and specialist elements such as water features, lighting, sculptures and
other outdoors artwork.
They will also be able to offer advice on budgets and contractors, or
project manage the whole scheme from conception to completion,
There are many Garden Designers practising today, not all have the
training and qualities to turn your aspirations into reality, ask.
Why Choose Us
John Laking Gardens is a Garden Design consultancy that will give you and your garden
individual, professional and imaginative attention.
Experience has been gained over several years in design, construction and maintenance
programs in the UK and on the Spanish Costa del Sol, where contacts are maintained, as
well as experience as an Agricultural College practical skills instructor in Commercial
Horticulture, part time, whilst working as a salad and ornamentals grower on the family
nursery in East Yorkshire.
Show Gardens have been designed and personally built at Holker Hall and Southport
Flower Shows gaining Gold and Silver awards. City and Guilds prize-winner Garden
Design Foundation Degree.
As a Pre-Registered member of the Society of Garden Designers there is an obligation to
undertake a minimum of 25 hours of Continuing Professional Development each year
thereby keeping abreast of technical and practical developments, which is kept up to
date. Full Professional Indemnity and Third Party Insurances are in place.