Genuine testimonials from some very happy clients, impressed critics, and media coverage.

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Thank You

Thank you to our most brilliant design team – Ann-Marie and her amazing team – Mary, Gemma and Penny, your hard work and talent, not just in design skill but also for the incredible communication work, understanding our needs and how we operate. The garden was a total triumph!

Andy Jasper - Director of Gardens and Parklands, National Trust

If you are looking for a spectacular garden then look no further.

We have been working with Ann-Marie Powell gardens on both residential and commercial properties for many years and have always been delighted with the end results of all of our gardens.

Alon Bejerano

Ann-Marie designed a garden I love.

Ann-Marie is a multi award winning garden designer and has designed my garden. I love it.

Nikki Sketch

Beautiful Cottage Garden Transformation

Ann-Marie and her team have transformed our cottage garden with in a beautiful and interesting way, fitting in all the things we wanted.

Elizabeth Watson

Field to stunning, colourful garden.

Ann-Marie took what was almost a field and turned it into a stunning, colourful garden, where I can potter, relax and admire the insects and amphibians now residing there.

Angela Owen

Fifteen Year Relationship

Ann-Marie has been working in our garden she does not cease to amaze in her ability to create interesting designs and bring them to fruition.

Rachel Perry

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness and Value

We are now in possession of a very unique, much loved and much appreciated garden.

Jackie Blackman

A veteran?

Ann-Marie Powell — a TV and flower show ‘veteran’ in experience not years.

Jackie Bennett - The Garden Design Journal

RHS gold-medal winner

Ann-Marie Powell’s garden for British Heart Foundation is stunning. Lush, bold and original.

Juliet Roberts - Gardens Illustrated

RHS show garden praise

The British Heart Foundation garden by Ann-Marie Powell … refused to play by the rules and didn’t pander to expectations. I was drawn in to a thoughtfully planted space.

Dan Pearson – The Observer

A gem of a book

Here it is in one neat little volume – Plans for Small Gardens – a book that tells me that less is sometimes more and that a garden can be “limited to only a few elements but still be strikingly effective”.

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Sandy Felton

Book review for “Plans for Small Gardens”

Ann-Marie Powell’s “Plans for Small Gardens” is a bit of a godsend. … For 10 different garden types you get a detailed plan, a double-page construction brief, and a shopping list that goes all the way down to the number, size and type of screw you’ll be needing to do it all yourself.

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Emma Townshend, The Independent

World class new spa gardens

When we were looking for a garden designer to create an exceptional garden as part of our ground-breaking new spa at Sopwell House we knew Ann-Marie was the perfect person for the job. Ann-Marie’s creative vision has transformed the spa garden to create a relaxing haven for our members and guests (which) perfectly blends the contemporary design with the historic gardens in which the hotel sits.

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Alon Bejerano - Director, AB Hotels

Urban garden transformation

We love our urban garden, it is a great place for summer parties and we treat it like an extra room in the house. We are very pleased we went the extra mile to have Ann-Marie help us with it.

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NF, Fulham, London

Two gardens, one designer

Ann-Marie has designed two gardens for us and both times she just ‘got’ what we wanted straight away. The designs were completely different … but very appropriate for the style of house, surroundings and our life style.

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KS, Blendworth, Hampshire

Something wonderful

Ann-Marie has transformed our garden into something wonderful. She came to us with loads of creative ideas and worked positively… We have appreciated all of her enthusiasm and energy to get things right!

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MH, Eastbourne, East Sussex

A pleasure to work with

Ann-Marie is great fun and a pleasure to work with. She makes you want to spend all your time in your garden as she makes it so easy. I love the way she uses colour and planting and very quickly the garden matures.

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NB, Guildford, Surrey

A fantastic partner in garden design

Ann-Marie is a fantastic partner in garden design. She has creative and original ideas, but has involved us totally in the design process and made us feel at the centre of the project. Her boundless enthusiasm has made the process great fun (and) the results have been spectacular.

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S & R Petersfield, Hampshire

Mending broken hearts

Ann-Marie designed and built the BHF Chelsea Garden for our 50th anniversary year 2011. She was a joy to work with and turned the ideas for a ‘mending broken hearts garden’ into a fantastic reality. … Princess Beatrice’s jaw dropped when she saw the garden on her visit on the Monday night.

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Dr Mike Knapton, British Heart Foundation