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“Robyn designed our quarter acre garden. The completed garden looked great from the start and has continued to look lovely and to flourish. Robyn gave us as much time as was needed to discuss our ideas and, of course, thoroughly examined the existing garden to ensure that her proposals completely fitted the brief. Robyn’s botanic knowledge ensured that she was able to suggest plants that both met our preferences and suited the Borders’ climate and our garden conditions. Her creative skills meant that her design was elegant and functional. We were delighted with Robyn’s choice of Lewis as her landscaping contractor. He and his team were punctual, conscientious, tidy and did a quality job. Moreover, neighbours commented very positively on their professionalism. We have been so pleased with our experience of Robyn and Lewis and their respective teams, that we have commissioned them to work on a second garden project.’’
— Andrea and Martin Hetherington, Scottish Borders, 2020
''We came across Robyn at Gardening Scotland, and quickly arranged for a consultation. Robyn came to see the space we have, and whilst I had a very clear idea about wanting a green driveway at the front, and a structure in the back garden, I didn't know which plants would thrive. Having talked colours and styles, Robyn produced two wonderful designs - one for the front, and one for the back garden - and plant suggestions. We required some hard landscaping, and Robyn liaised with the contractor, ensuring that the plants were delivered shortly afterwards and then put in place. Some of the plants have taken a couple of years to become established, but the garden is maturing, and we have colour and movement for much of the year, and a lot of very happy pollinators! I'm so happy with the green driveway, particularly during those weeks that sometimes feel like constant rain, and the creeping plants across the driveway are a real joy. I would highly recommend Robyn and won't hesitate to use her services again."
— Lucy Smith, Edinburgh, 2018
''Robyn came highly recommended and she way exceeded my hopes. She is a pleasure to work with and the creative understanding she brings to projects is enormous. We shared a Pinterest board and after sending only one set of images, Robyn instantly understood my style of garden and grasped my “floral aesthetic” very accurately. She sent visual suggestions of flowers to include in the herbaceous border I was creating and her suggestions showed that she had absolutely understood my taste in flowers. Her wide and detailed horticultural knowledge enabled her to advise very precisely which plants/flowers would flourish in which environments. I very much appreciated her sensitivity to the design, but I was also grateful how keenly aware of budget she was. Robyn recommended the best way to approach the brief while using my budget cleverly. When planting, she has laid out my plants perfectly with a view to how they will grow in the coming years - not to how they looked as they went into the ground. She is a patient and sensitive landscaper and I look forward to working with her again.''
— Alex Black, Edinburgh, 2017
''I had lots of ideas but did not know which were best suited to our garden. Robyn listened carefully to me and has designed and planted a beautiful garden for us. I could not have done it without her expertise. Robyn works in a very professional manner and I have no hesitation in recommending her.''
— Majella Dunn, Edinburgh, 2015
Robyn has been a godsend to me for the last year… As someone who gains great pleasure from our garden but who seems to spend a fortune on plants only to die or not thrive using Robyn’s expertise & knowledge of plants has made such a difference. From her wonderful designs, to collecting and planting the areas, she has transformed our garden with a woodland area, a rockery and flower border… not only that she is a dab hand at pruning our fruit trees and other shrubs… I can’t recommend her highly enough...
— Kim Cosh, Edinburgh, 2014
''… I love your designs and your planting schemes have been fantastic. I will certainly be recommending you and your services!''
— Elizabeth Byrne, Edinburgh, 2014
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