Garden Designers of Cheshire

Graham Hardman
I am a designer providing a complete range of services from outline sketches to detailed full colour drawings, geared to suit your requirements. I design all styles of garden, but I do have specialist knowledge of Japanese gardens and am currently the National Chairman of the Japanese Garden Society. 
I can also manage your garden construction and provide specialist contractors.
Qualifications: HND (Garden Design)  from Reaseheath College (1999), RHS General Certificate in Horticulture.
Previous experience: Project management in the IT industry.
Show gardens:
  • The  winning garden in the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Student Design Competition in 1999 at the NEC
  • Silver medal at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show in 2001 with ‘The Tea Garden’ for the Japanese Garden Society
  • Silver medal at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show in 2005 with the ‘Choose Life’ garden for Nacro and Cheshire Police.
Telephone & Fax 0161-962 6650      Email:

The Show Garden at the
RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2001, entitled
'The Tea Garden', a small Japanese Garden, winning an RHS Silver Medal.
Part of a re-designed garden behind a Victorian house, showing the new 'Pavilion', new lawn and borders, here taken from a re-built raised terrace in terracotta tiles. (Shown shortly after construction).
A large boulder arrangement in Japanese style.
Aerial view of a courtyard garden for a basement flat.
Part of a large new garden for a modern house.       

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