Garden designer Amy Hannigan, of Amy Hannigan Garden Design has been designing and planting gardens for many years and an expert member of The DecorCafe since 2014, with experience of creating gardens of any size from precious patios to gorgeous country gardens in SW London, Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex.

Sometimes Amy will be asked for just a few hours of her time to provide expert advice and sometimes she will take on a big build, from initial ideas through to detailing the design, landscaping and planting. Amy always takes snapshots as she works, and as the winter months are a great time to be planning you garden here are a few ideas:

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

A planting plan designed for all-season interest with something flowering throughout the year.

Snapshot taken in high-summer.

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

Terrace designed to make the most of the sun.

Designed as part of a larger scheme to take advantage of the last of the evening sun, with special attention paid to scented plants.

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

 Greenhouse Vista

The path leading to the beautiful new greenhouse was carefully planted to create colour and interest throughout the year, providing a wonderful walkway.

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

View from the herb garden to raised vegetable beds

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

(Aside from Debbie… How fun to have your own van!)

Taken in late October, this border was planted to peak in late Summer. It’s all in the planting plan!

The DecorCafe Network, garden design expert Amy Hannigan

Cutting Garden

With raised beds, hornbeam hedging and brick path designed as part of the overall scheme

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

Large south-facing terrace

Designed on several levels with pale York stone paving and simple planting palette throughout the beds.

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

Parasol Mulberry Trees

The dining area of the terrace above with four four parasol mulberry trees the will, in time, be woven over the table to create a shady arbour for entertaining and eating under.

The DecorCafe Expert garden designer Amy Hannigan

Alliums: Surrounded by the optimistic green of new growth. A perfect start to the new year.

Contact Amy Hannigan:

tel: 07748 948054

email: amy@ahgardendesign.com