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Formal Garden Designs

Formal Garden Design

The mention of Formal Garden Design typically conjures images of manor houses, or palaces. Based on either symmetrical or asymmetrical design, the composition of a formal garden relies on geometry. The architecture of a formal garden can be achieved through the use of circles, squares, rectangles and ellipses, and added vertical objects such as hedges, cones and pyramids.

A formal garden demands a tidy, well manicured look as a result the upkeep this involves can seem daunting and overwhelming. However, with clever use of low maintenance plants and modern tools it can be achieved relatively easily.

It is important to design the layout of a formal garden before starting any construction as any rework can be timely and costly.

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Why use Garden & Landscape Design by AGI?

No. 1

Years of experience

Over 25 years experience of garden and landscape design and construction

No. 2

Creativity

We bring a new perspective to your outdoor space, while bearing in mind your wants, needs and dreams

No. 3

Professionalism

We bring a new perspective to your outdoor space, while bearing in mind your wants, needs and dreams

No. 4

Accredited

Qualified in Landscape Design and Horticulture from De Montfort University

Garden Landscape Design by AGI

Our Design Process

We offer a range of garden design services that are tailored to your needs, from  consultation to landscape design and implementation.

Whether it is inspiration for part of your garden, or a complete transformation, working in partnership with you, together we will create the outdoor space that you can enjoy.

Step 1

Consultation

A visit of the garden and discussion to capture your requirements for the outdoor space.

Step 2

Site
Survey

Taking measurements and levels of existing garden, along with assessment of soil conditions.

Step 3

Concept
Drawing

A draft garden plan is created based upon the consultation and site survey.

Step 4

Garden
Design

Scaled design of new garden layout with details of landscape materials and levels.

Step 5

Planting
Plan

Planting scheme showing botanical names of plants along with positions, quantities, and size.

Step 6

Construction
Drawings

If required detailed construction drawings can be created for complex areas.

Step 7

Setting Out
Plans

Drawings showing all dimensions of the landscape layout of the new garden.

Step 8

Sourcing
Plants

Working with nurseries and growers to supply plants for our projects.

Step 9

Specification
& Detail

This provides landscape contractors with the information to quote accurately.

If you'd like to work with us, simply get in touch. We're happy to discuss your project needs!

Mr Williams " Ian is so knowledgeable and talented, reliable and trustworthy. His attention to detail is outstanding. We would not hesitate to recommend AGI Landscapes and feel very lucky we chose them to create our garden which gives us so much pleasure every day of the year! ..."

Mr Williams

Mr Booth " Having had the pleasure of building some of Ian’s designs, I discovered a true artist and lover of design and detail along with a vast knowledge of both hard and soft landscaping. All of his designs are carefully hand-drawn, highly detailed with a high degree of accuracy. ..."

Mr Booth

Mr Hinton " We hired Ian to re-design our garden so it would be easily maintained and include plot privacy whilst still keeping our wonderful views. We commissioned comprehensive plans which were inspiring and easy to follow and a planting plan. We would recommend him to anybody contemplating changing their garden. ..."

Mr Hinton

Mrs Allen " Ian designed our back garden for us. His knowledge on materials and plants was second to none. He came back to us with a full colour drawing, a planting plan, and all the measurements and specifications needed to complete the work. Ian thoroughly explained each plan. I would definitely recommend..."

Mrs Allen

Mrs Baker " Ian designed our garden approx 5 years ago and was professional, reliable and hardworking. He built 3 flower beds from new sleepers, layed stone patio areas and replaced the existing paths with matching stone and he removed any rubbish. We were and still are very happy with the garden. ..."

Mrs Baker