A few kind words from some of our clients...


greenspace have been great at transforming our overgrown and neglected garden in two phases into a light and airy modern space – Lucy brings both excellent horticultural knowledge and a keen eye for structure and composition to the task. We are looking forward to working together again this year to nurture and clip everything into shape as the new plants establish themselves and make us delight in our little urban back garden oasis.
March 2016
Jan Grothusen

Leicester - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


I am thrilled with my new garden!  Lucy took my initial concept, liaised and then used her design magic to turn it into something very special.  She discussed the planting with me, accommodating special requests and introducing me to plants that I had not come across before.  She then placed everything with enormous flair and style.  Love it..
March 2017
Jan Grothusen

Leicester - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


We had been wanting to have our garden updated for a number of years. We tried a number of firms and never got even to a design. We met Lucy and Greenspace in late 2014. Lucy recommended a landscaping team  and we worked together with Greenspace and them to get to a design on the landscaping. Lucy worked with us on the planting. She teased out what we like and did not like and was patient with our indecision. The work took place in 2015 with Greenspace doing the planting.
We were very happy with the result.

Greenspace has continued helping us on maintaining and developing our lovely garden.

We are happy to recommend Lucy and Greenspace

Zoe & Hugo

July 2017
Hugo & Zoe

Leicester - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


I contacted Lucy from greenspace to help me with our newly acquired large pre loved over 30 years but over grown garden. I had contacted another garden designer who wanted to rip up and modernise it beyond recognition.
Lucy really ‘got ‘the feel and character of our garden from the first visit which gave us confidence. She  listened and guided, worked extremely hard to tame it alongside us, with enthusiasm and was undaunted. I am looking forward to the full results of our labours in the spring/ summer and will be very happy to work with her again for the next stage of revitalizing our lovely garden.
February 2016
Lydia & Bob

Leicestershire - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


The straightforward task of re-potting my Mediterranean fan palms took on ‘project’ proportions with disappointments in my dealings with horticulturist companies.
That all changed when a friend forwarded my details to Greenspace Garden Design.
Lucy’s patience with me in choosing, purchasing new planters to re-potting took approximately 8 weeks; the latter aided by Angela.
Throughout the process the liaison was relaxed and professional.
I would unreservedly recommend Lucy irrespective of the task, wishing I had been introduced to Greenspace Garden Design earlier.
January 2016
Witold Szlamp

Leicester - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


We had our garden landscaped by Leicester Landscapes, and Lucy came highly recommended to us by them. When we first met I was impressed with her enthusiasm and plant knowledge.
We talked at some length about the style and the type of plants we wanted. There was no pressure from Lucy to make decisions straight away and in fact she e-mailed us a comprehensive plant list so that we could have an idea what she thought would be good for us.
We were particularly looking for a low maintenance garden as we had both recently retired, and Lucy designed the planting around this. We have been very impressed with the outcome and we are looking forward to Spring as the garden comes alive again.
We would recommend Lucy to anyone especially if you are starting from new as she has a vast amount of knowledge and an insight as to what works well together. We recently asked her back to stake a tree for us and she happily did this for us without any problem.
Lucy has a very pleasant disposition and is very approachable she works closely with clients to achieve the best possible outcome.
March 2016
Jane & Roger

Market Harborough - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


LUCY IS A PLEASURE TO WORK WITH. She is very good at listening to a brief, and takes into account likes and dislikes. She is great at guiding without imposing her own ideas and we have been delighted with the results, particularly this summer with beds having had a year of growth. Oh, and she works extremely hard!

August 2015

Caroline R

Burton Overy - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


Thank you for making a dream come true, the garden already looks super interesting and I am now looking forward to the spring and summer of 2016 to see all of your hard work and talents blossom! Thank you again & keep in touch with pictures whilst the garden grows!

October 2015

Sue Gretton

Glenfield - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


Lucy has an extensive knowledge of plants which she uses to good effect when designing and laying out borders. The results are artistic as well as stylish and offer great visual impact. She uses her skills and knowledge of plants to maintain gardens to a high standard. In particular, her understanding of pruning is very well developed. Lucy has a professional approach to her employment and maintains high standards in the quality of her work and in her relationships with colleagues and clients.

April 2014

Sue Palmer

Burton Overy - Private Residence Garden, Private Client

A job extremely well done!

Lucy took us through the daunting task of rebuilding an over-mature 28 year-old shady garden, stripping most of it and re planting, whilst still maintaining some maturity. She liaised well with Rob, the hard landscaper and she & her team (Ali & Henry) worked really hard to create a garden which already looks well established but manageable – just the look we hoped for. She introduced us to some lovely plants which we had never heard of and incorporated some of our favourites which needed replenishing. All done promptly and with care and consideration, under the watchful eye of Mouse the Cat. We highly recommend her – just have to re stock our supply of ginger biscuits & coffee now………!

March 2014

Julia & Richard Dunnett

Enderby - Private Residence Garden, Private Client

Lucy and her team have undertaken our garden maintenance and intermittent plant & border design and development projects for 3 years with great success.

The quality of work has always been of an excellent standard and with fast, knowledge and efficient delivery.

In conclusion, we have always found Lucy to be prompt in response to our requests,  have always undertaken regular contracted work as required, and we have never had reason to look for another garden expert.

We have no hesitation in recommending her.

April 2014

B. Kler

Oadby - Private Residence Garden, Private Client

Thanks so much for a great job!

We are really happy with our new garden and that’s down to your interpretation and understanding of our woolly brief plus your care and passion for plants! Pop round for some weeding and a cuppa anytime!

March 2012

Jayne & Bill

Narborough - Private Residence Garden, Private Client


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