These tips are intended as a basic guide and not as detailed specifications. It is essential that any design conforms with current Building Regulations.
First Visit is free, to meet and talk over your ideas and mobility needs, together we'll have a look round your garden and if necessary agree a meeting to prepare a detailed brief and the basis of the design. In most cases, unless you specifically request a detailed drawing, design and plan, or the changes are large scale, I prepare a free, fairly detailed quote and charges for drawings won't be necessary.
Paid Design, layout and drawings (optional)
If you prefer to have a a
drawing and layout plan, detailing the proposals for your garden, including areas of hard landscaping and planting plans, our
garden designer will meet with you and agree the outline, and draw up the Layout Plan showing the position of the main features, dimension and how the garden
is to be set out and constructed to meet your specific mobility needs. Its the basis for us or a landscape gardening contractor of your choice to build your Garden
Construction Drawings - if necessary, separate drawings can be provided of raised beds, ramps and pathways etc.
I hope our quote is competitive and you select us to construct your new "easier to get around" garden. But If not you can at least choose your own landscape gardener, knowing the work is being carried out to our design.
Planting plans and raised borders
Planting plans for easily accessed borders, detail the name of each plant, position, spacing for planting and quantities required.
Supply and Planting - We can build the raised beds, source the plants, and plant them.
The services of a local maintenance gardener in your area can be arranged.
Changes that can be made to equipment, tools and access to make getting around and gardening easier.
Simple and cheap changes can be made to access, layout and tools to help reduce the physical stress of gardening for elderly people and gardeners with a disability that makes getting around difficult.