Julie and Andrew have created a beautiful low-maintenance garden - which has gone from wilderness to oasis of calm (with the help of Pawel and his Garden Angels).
I am so glad that I came across Julie’s details. With her friendly manner, knowledge and vision the garden now suits my specific requirements and is everything I could have hoped for. It made a daunting project become less overwhelming with Julie at the helm.
I hope to enjoy spending time in my little bit of paradise for many years to come. I’m now looking forward to seeing what Spring surprises await.
Thank you so much.
Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into my garden. The care and consideration went above and beyond, even to the thoughtfulness of coming back to add some pansies to the top of my bulb containers so I had extra colour now.
What a delight it was to open the curtains this morning to see their happy smiling faces, I am so pleased with it all.
Having never used a Garden Designer before, we were a little nervous, but it turned out to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience!
From start to finish Julie and Andrew were friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. They listened to our requirements and identified our style, which was spot on.
The final garden was just what we needed. The finished result is both beautiful and practical. I would thoroughly recommend Sandhurst Garden Design.
From an un-loved lawn to a beautifully designed and crafted space that makes our garden a total joy.
We decided that we wanted our garden sorted out after years of simply not loving it enough. We didn’t know where to start, so called on Julie for help.
After an initial consultation we received the plans and ideas, and we both realised that we had been really listened to, regarding our likes and dislikes, future use of the space and our personalities.
We had a wobble at one point, and may not have gone ahead with the work, but Julie’s professionalism and passion got us to take the plunge and go for it.
The next stage was the build and landscaping, the guys from Original Landscapes who did the work were amazing and had the same passion for the work as Julie did.
What made the whole progress so great, was that we did not just end up with a new garden, but we got ‘Our New Garden’, with all the quirky little details that makes it special.
We still have some more planting to do in the Spring, but loving it already, and it looks so natural, like it has always been there. We love it!
Emma and Mike H
It has been wonderful working with you both and talking through my plans and ideas – you have been such an inspiration to me. Although I had been toying with various ideas for the structure of the garden, I am quite sure without your support and guidance I would have continued just to think and dream, putting off any real decisions or action needed.
Now, instead I have a lovely steppingstone path, a beautiful bench, and a mini dry-stone wall that I am proud of building myself! I have now got the journey and sense of mystery that every garden needs.
A COMPLETE GARDEN SOLUTION WITH PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY SERVICE
We needed a complete revamp of our garden which had been neglected for years before we moved in. Sandhurst Garden Design looked after us from the very start, coming up with an overall plan for the structural work and planting. They recommended a landscaping company for the hard landscaping and made a garden planting plan, finishing off by arranging delivery of the plants and planting.
We felt involved all the way through the process and Sandhurst Garden Design took our basic ideas and turned them into a vision and then a reality. Now we have a beautiful, structured, wildlife friendly garden to enjoy!
Sophie and Steve S
Delighted with our small garden
We had only a small patch of undeveloped ground to call our garden when we moved into our new home a little over a year ago. Because it was so small, we believed it was important to get professional help to make sure we made the best use ofwhat we had. We were drawn to Sandhurst Garden Design as a result of their reputation. From the moment of first contact, we were not disappointed. Julie drew up an initial design from having talked with us extensively on site. Once we had reached agreement on how it should look, Julie organised contractors to quote for the main work to be done. Julie and Andrew then came to plant the tree and shrubs in the borders. The end result is a garden with which we are really pleased and we are now looking forward to enjoying long summer evenings in it. Well done Julie and Andrew!
Sue and Tim L.
WONDERFUL SERVICE FROM BEGINNING TO END
We knew from Julie and Andrew's initial visit that we were in good hands. They are both so friendly and professional. Julie listened to our likes and dislikes and came up with some suggestions for the new border for our front garden.
Julie then produced a plan and mood board very promptly, which turned out to be just what we wanted. Julie and Andrew purchased the plants for us and they took great care when placing and planting them in the border. We would not hesitate to recommend Sandhurst Garden Design, they are certainly experts in their field!
Mr and Mrs H
A GREAT EXPERIENCE FROM PLANNING TO PLANTING
Julie was fantastic throughout the planning and planting of our border. She listened well to our likes and dislikes and requirements and came up with a well thought out plan. A lovely service and would definitely recommend.
WONDERFUL GARDEN DESIGNERS
The whole experience from the initial visit, garden design through to the final planting was a most professional experience. Julie and Andrew provided a wonderful friendly service with visits during the garden landscaping. The choice of plants is wonderful, and I am extremely pleased with the result.
A garden to be proud of!
We are absolutely delighted with the garden Julie designed and created for us. She really listened to what we like and don’t and made suggestions we would not have even thought of but have made such a difference.
We would recommend both Julie and Andrew to anyone without hesitation they both have great vision and are very down to earth and easy to talk to, even if you know nothing about gardening!
As good as it gets!
I cannot say enough to express the positive experience we had. Julie has such an eye for detail and could not do enough to ensure that we got the garden of our dreams!
She was completely committed to making sure we got what we wanted and we are thrilled with the results - outstanding!
Friendly, professional service from start to finish
Sandhurst Garden Design conducted the project in a very friendly, professional manner, starting with viewing the existing garden and discussing which features would be required by us in the new redesigned garden. This was followed up with a paper design incoporating the required features and a plan of the suggested plants and trees to be used. The whole project was realised in conjunction with Sherborne Garden Angels in an efficient manner. The garden was completed within about 2 weeks and the planting done in a day. We are thrilled with the finished result and would thoroughly recommend Sandhurst Garden Design.
Mr and Mrs Day
Sandhurst Garden Design were amazing re-designing our gardens at the Jubilee Cafe and planting it out, it was a joy to see it come alive!
They listened to the brief I gave them and delivered it with no hassle and it was a pleasure to have them to work on the project.
I would highly recommend them, as at every step of the way they made it an enjoyable experience – many thanks Julie and Andrew.
We contacted Julie knowing we wanted a redesign but not knowing how that should be. This lovely knowledgeable lady extracted from us what we liked what we thought we wanted and what we wanted to keep within our existing garden. Our next meeting provided a mood board and two potential designs that Julie had suggested one was chosen and worked up in more detail. This design following some great ground work from Pavel's Garden Angels produced for us the most beautiful garden that we could never have thought of. We now have a garden that is used in full providing us and wildlife with colour, structure smell and outlook which we feel is absolutely stunning. We cannot wait for next year when the planting has established and is in full show.
Would we recommend yes in the "blink of and eye", was the journey well communicated and supported "absolutely" has the final product been worth it and made a difference? "Like you would not believe".
Mr and Mrs S
"Julie has done an outstanding job of transforming our bland new build garden into a relaxing and inviting space. We are beyond thrilled with the results.
After an initial consultation, where Julie took the time to listen to our preferences and what we hoped to achieve within our garden, she created a design that exceeded our expectations and just felt 'right' for the space. Her design cleverly included all the aspects we had chatted about. She was helpful in recommending a trusted landscaper to undertake the work required (Sherborne Garden Angels) and was there to provide support and encouragement when needed. We really valued her friendly approach, as at times the volume of work could have felt overwhelming. Never pushy or overbearing, her 'nudges' to encourage us to be braver with certain design aspects and the planting have meant we have a garden that looks great and will continue to provide us with hours of pleasure as it matures.
Katherine & Tim R
"After the excellent work Julie did last year helping design and plant our new garden, she has once again done a great job selecting additional plants for the summer to supplement those planted last year, and has added them to the garden in a beautifully planned way.
One year on, the whole garden is completely transformed, due in no small part to Julie's expertise. Very many thanks."
"I first saw Julie's gardening style and design in action at the 2017 Taunton Flower Show. I very much liked her use of form and colour in a themed garden. I was looking to give my small garden the "WOW" factor. It also needed to be low maintenance, a good entertaining space and have year round interest. I also wanted to attract birds and bees. We agreed on an area of hard landscaping and the creation of three large borders using a pastel colour palette. The biggest "WOW" feature is a smart, wooden pergola, which will eventually be covered by a climbing rose and Chocolate Vine.
I have throughly enjoyed the design process with Julie - she comes up with great ideas whilst taking into account her client's tastes and wishes. I look forward to seeing the garden develop as each season unfolds.
"Julie came to rescue my enthusiasm for gardening! I have an average-sized garden which had been planted for some five years but it had a strange layout and was getting out of hand. She took particular care to find out what I liked and didn't like, how I'd use the garden, the colours and the flowers. GJS Landscapes put me in touch with her and after they had finished the hard-landscaping of her design, Julie and I raided the garden centre - good fun!
Julie and lovely husband Andrew set to with the planting and I now have a wonderful garden, with bee and butterfly friendly perennials and shrubs and it is looking fantastic. Such a warm and friendly lady, who takes great trouble to get to know her clients' wishes and what they are looking for in a garden. I have definitely re-discovered the joys of gardening, and have no hesitation in recommending her to everyone! "
"My little garden was Julie’s first project and she did a wonderful job! She came up with ideas I had not thought about, like putting a step down onto the lawn and putting up rustic poles for climbers. We went for cottage style planting and myself and the bees love it, thank you Julie.
You made me fall in love with my garden again!"
"Julie came up with this lovely beach theme idea which I am over the moon with.
It is lovely to have someone that knows lots about plants and took into account that I like to see a nice garden but I don’t have the time to maintain it. It is a clever idea with easy to keep plants that are appealing to the eye. I have had many people stop and admire it!"
"I can wholeheartedly recommend Julie, GJS and Rob for the integrated planning and execution of the work on our garden"