We approached Becca at Blossoming Gardens to help us redesign the front and back garden in the house we had just moved into. The front had lawn and borders with some poorly maintained shrubs, and the back was mostly concrete and astroturf. Becca helped us design a productive front garden with laid out raised beds, espalier trees and soft fruit plants, while in the back she designed a space with a pond, different seating areas and connecting paths, maximising the space and making it secluded and relaxing.
We felt our requirements were all listened to fully and the feedback on the initial plans was acted on considerately. We had some budget considerations and the plans were adjusted accordingly without fuss. The vision she provided in the plans came together really well and we’re really happy with the result.
We also asked for a plant maintenance plan to be provided; Becca drew this up and provided us with easy instructions for maintaining the plants, many of which are new to us.
-Allan Tanner, Edinburgh
Outdoor Living Space, East Lothian
Becca, came up with some lovely ideas for our back garden. She was very knowledgeable on products, and, in keeping with the house and surrounding area. Very happy with the design and result.
-Clarissa Berry, East Lothian
Moorish Garden, East Lothian
My husband and l now have the garden we have always wished for thanks to Becca’s beautiful design. It is a wonderful relaxing space to enjoy nature.
-Lyn Solley, East Lothian
Cottage Garden, East Lothian
Becca redesigned our rear garden and it was so successful we are now doing the front garden! This is our first summer with the new design and it is beautiful. Becca is very knowledgeable and creative, listens carefully to clients wishes and needs and is a delight to work with . We are enjoying our gorgeous outdoor space immensely.
Becca will design , work with the landscapers , order your plants and position and plant them . She also fed our plants’ details into a super website which keeps us posted on care and maintenance (which in our case is fairly minimal). Our highest recommendation.
-Linda Kirkwood, East Lothian
Large Front Garden, East Lothian
Working with Becca has been a delight. My garden was overgrown and had become a source of frustration and disappointment. Becca listened to my concerns and aspirations and came up with delightful plans for hard landscaping and planting, within my budget. She is very knowledgeable on all aspects and very thorough. The hard landscaping is now complete to her specifications and some planting is in place. I am absolutely thrilled and this project has rekindled my passion for gardening.
-Lorna MacEwen, East Lothian
Circular Patio, East Lothian
Becca Duncan of Blossoming Gardens Garden Design has twice given us Garden Consultation which has had an uplifting effect on our back garden. She designed our new patio area and revitalised the surrounding beds and plants incorporating new lighting to enhance both the twilight and night appearance.
In addition she sourced and employed a local landscaping company “Promised Landscapes” and project co-ordinated the entire project. We could not speak or recommend more highly the service, efficient time keeping and end result provided.
-James Raitt DL, FRICS, East Lothian
Outdoor Kitchen, Edinburgh
I would highly recommend Blossoming Gardens Garden Design. Fantastic, professional and friendly service. Becca took time to understand what we wanted and how we would use the gardens before starting designs. It was great to see these part way through so we could comment and contribute to the final design. We are delighted with the final result and look forward to spending many hours in our lovely new garden.
-G. Pearse, Midlothian
Front Garden, Edinburgh
Becca at Blossoming Gardens Garden Design did a terrific job for us, and has transformed the look of our front garden. What was a mono-blocked eyesore is now a lovely space – it looks bigger and has so far given a lovely range of colours as the seasons change.
Becca helped us (a pair of garden novices) to understand what we would like and what would work in the space, using pictures of previous projects and plants to patiently build a design. She was very helpful with the materials – cobbles for a path and borders, sandstone for a new wall and gravel for the driveway.
Becca engaged the Promised Landscapes to do the hard work of removing the mono-blocks, laying all the new landscaping and building the new garden wall. They were fantastic and very friendly. She also found us a blacksmith to make new gates at very reasonable cost, and she made sure the project was progressing properly.
We are delighted with the results of Becca’s work and heartily recommend her service.
-Laura McNaught, Duddingston, Edinburgh
Family Garden, Edinburgh
Becca helped us transform our gardens and we are delighted with the end results. She created a pretty and low maintenance garden at the front and a back garden which links perfectly with the house, with lovely entertaining spaces. Becca was really easy to work with and has a great network of contacts for getting the job done. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.
-M.C. Sommer, Edinburgh
Contemporary Garden, Edinburgh
Becca helped us transform our gardens and we are delighted with the end results. A pretty and low maintenance garden at the front, and a back garden which links perfectly with the house, with lovely entertaining spaces. Becca was really easy to work with and has a great network of contacts for getting the job done. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.
Thank you to Blossoming Gardens Garden Design for creating a fabulous garden for us, from the concrete mass that was there. It is so nice to be able to enjoy the garden finally.
– T. Nicholls, Portobello, Edinburgh
Steeply Sloping Garden, Scottish Borders
After many attempts to find a designer who would take on our difficult hillside garden, we were very pleased to have found Becca. This was a complex project but Becca tackled it with professionalism. She had to attend quite a lot of project meetings with the firm who constructed the garden and they were impressed with her plans and technical knowledge. We now have a wonderful terraced garden with decking that is accessible and looks fantastic. We would heartily recommend Becca.
– Kathleen Hudd and Richard Tanner, Scottish Borders
Steeply Sloping Garden, Edinburgh
I would absolutely recommend Blossoming Gardens Garden Design. We had a concrete jungle in our back garden and a sloped front garden which we had no idea what to do with. Becca listened to our (limited) thoughts and took these on board. She came up with a wonderfully creative planting and decking scheme, which we loved. She also sourced the plants, arranged delivery and planted it all up so there was no work at all for us! We are amazed at the transformation. We now have a beautiful back garden which is like an extra room for us, with all year round foliage as we had asked for.
The front garden is just as good and we are enjoying watching the plants develop. It is now a space for us to enjoy and I am so glad that we took her expert advice.
– N. Onyeador, South Queensferry, Edinburgh
Planting Design, Edinburgh
My Husband spent lots of time and effort redesigning and building our front garden but we were both unsure of what plants to pick. We wanted to keep all year round colour and easy to maintain.
On Becca’s first visit she listened to our ideas. She then came back with a plan a few suggestions and options. We are both absolutely delighted with the first class service from her knowledge, enthusiasm, dedication and selection. Nothing was too much trouble for Becca.
Becca is very reliable, prompt and precise. The plants are looking absolutely fantastic and are all setlling in well.
– Mrs Gilchrist, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh
Planting Design, East Lothian
Thanks to Becca for doing such a great job on my raised flower beds. The beds were built over a year ago but I struggled to make them look interesting. Because of Becca’s wealth of knowledge and creativity, the beds are now packed with flowers and colour. The garden has a very “seasidey” look and feel. This is what I had wanted to achieve…and the plants are thriving.
I would definitely recommend Becca for any garden projects.