Design involves a six-step process:
The initial consultation is where we meet with you on site,in your existing garden, discuss the design of your garden, and share ideas as to the possibilities for your garden. During this key step in the design process we take into consideration many vital factors including:
A proposal is then sent to you. It outlines what has been discussed in the initial consultation, what will be provided, and the design fee. To accept the proposal you must return a signed copy, including the initial payment, before the design work can commence.
Based on information obtained from the initial consultation, we then prepare the concept design. Any survey or architectural plans will be helpful at this stage. The concept is not detailed, rather a draft or outline of the master plan, and allows for your feedback.It is a scaled drawing and includes all the ideas we have discussed in our initial meeting as well as my own design ideas in a practical and creative way. It may include:
Our second consultation with you allows for a review of the concept design. During the initial consultation you may choose to begin with just the concept design. During this consultation we will:
The master plan is then created. It is a detailed design, based on the outcomes of our discussion during the second consultation. In producing the master plan for your garden we:
Our final consultation with you allows for the final review of the master plan of your garden. During this consultation we will: