Rebecca Wells: Professional Garden Design, Exeter, Devon

I'm passionate about gardens and my interest is in working with my clients to make sure that they have a beautiful, exciting and satisfying garden, whatever their life-style and budget. A well-designed garden adds so much to your enjoyment and quality of life as well as to the value of your property.

becky wells - garden designer
Now based in Exeter, I have been a professional garden designer for over twenty years, with a wide portfolio which includes gardens all over Devon and Somerset, as well as in London, Scotland and France. I completed the City & Guilds garden design module at Capel Manor, London and the intensive Garden Design course led by the internationally acclaimed designer John Brookes FSGD at East Lambrook Manor, passing both courses with Distinction.

I have qualifications in practical horticulture from Bicton and Cannington Colleges. I frequently lecture to Horticultural Societies. I have written for various publications including the Garden Design Journal, Homes and Gardens, Devon Life, Good Homes, EX1 and was the regular diarist for Grow It! for over six years.

Usually, I work on private gardens of all styles and sizes, from city courtyards to large rural gardens, but I have also designed public spaces and community gardens, working closely with residents, local authorities, architects, artists, wildlife experts and landscapers.

I bring to any project:

  • a keen eye for design and a stylishly sensitive interpretation of the client's wishes
  • a sensitivity to the site and the wider environment
  • an understanding of the dynamics of outside spaces and garden construction
  • sound, practical horticultural skill and extensive, passionate plant knowledge
  • warmth, humour and enthusiasm.
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