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Wendy Matheson Profile - Scottish Garden Designer

Having spent over 12 years renovating the gardens at Boath – Wendy Matheson, a qualified Garden Designer set up ‘The Walled Garden Studio’ in the 2 acre Victorian walled garden at Boath House.

WM Garden Design offers a full garden design consultancy service to clients seeking an outside space which is both aesthetic and functional. From small urban courtyards, gardens and roof terraces to full-scale rural landscaping, a range of services are offered including the development of the initial garden design concept, construction management, planting and garden styling.

Wendys background involves schools and the Slow Food movement which influence her designs in using eco friendly materials and planting indigenous species where possible. In her own gardens she encourages the use of organic and traditional horticultural practices.

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In 2007 she undertook a post graduate diploma at the prestigious Oxford College of Garden Design and is now fully qualified in Residential Landscape Design.

Wendy believes that the same criteria should always be applied – “A garden should complement the architecture and blend the house successfully into its environment. A well designed garden can add a great deal to the value of a property, proportionately much more than the outlay. If we were to spend as much on designing our gardens as a new kitchen, we would all benefit from a richer and environmentally more pleasing space. The garden should be viewed as another living space in the home, a place where we want to spent time and enjoy alone or with others”.  You can contact Wendy to discuss what she is able to do for your garden.

'As a garden designer, I experience some of the same emotions as a nanny.  Having made a garden, I always want to follow its development to maturity and see how it turns out'.....Lanning Roper, American born and UK work areas garden designer 1967 (1912-1983)