Beautiful and natural gardens

Elaine is an RHS Gold Medal award winning Landscape Designer with a special interest in creating beautiful and functional spaces that are also as biodiverse and sustainable as possible.   She have designed a wide range of projects including private gardens, community gardens, public spaces, schools and community sites.

Elaine studied to Masters level in Protected Area Management at the University of London and was then awarded a Masters degree with Commendation in Landscape Architecture at Greenwich University in 2006.  After working for 2 years in a Landscape Architecture practice she worked for 3 years as the Expert Gardener for London Wildlife Trust.  During this time she combined her passion for design and the environment with design and consultancy work across a range of campaigns and design projects including the design and build of two RHS Hampton Court show gardens and she was awarded an RHS Gold Medal for the ‘Life Cycle Garden’ in 2009.  Elaine has since been awarded with Chartership Status by The Chartered Institute of Horticulture.  She is particularly interested in  creating beautiful, well designed and functional spaces for people that are also sustainable and biodiverse spaces for wildlife. 

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