Innovating Garden Design
At Manna landscapes we work closely with you to create a personal & customized design that is best suited to your home, lifestyle and unique package of desires and needs. We will provide you with guidance, artistic suggestions and put together a comprehensive plan of action whilst of course keeping your best interests at heart. We believe that the home is an integral part of the garden & not the other way around. A well executed landscape design or garden design increases not only the enjoyment of a home, but the actual square meterage of valuable usable space.
Studies have shown that thoughtfully and skillfully developed outdoor spaces can increase the value of your home by up to 20%. Garden design in Sydney, therefore, should be a part of every home owners strategy to increase value.
We would like to demonstrate to you that through skillful planning and professional installation that outdoor living areas are an excellent investment, outstanding design solutions can be achieved for you while avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary confusion.
Your decision to engage Manna Landscapes will be a smart investment towards enhancing your home & its settings.
Manna landscapes 5 Step garden design process
1/Fill out & submit the landscape design checklist this enables us to be best equipped and educated to understand the needs of you and your family also gives yourself opportunity to think about what you would like out of your garden. There is no fee at this stage, to down load the checklist click here
2/Initial Consultation This is a chance for you to meet with one of our designers and together with your design checklist we can best review your requirements and put together a list of objectives for the project. Our one hour consultation fee is $110 . To book a consultation click here
3/Concept plan. After listening to your ideas and priorities back in the office we then analyze your properties character, strengths and problems we will then develop one or more alternative concept plans for your review this forms the framework for us to build on. Our fees for planning are $88 per hour.
4/Master plan. The final master plan represents the culmination of your choices based on our concepts and typically represents a complete layout for your garden showing all hard &soft landscaped areas complimented by garden features or architectural concepts.
5/Planting plan. Using the master plan as a base we produce a working drawing from which the garden will actually be planted which includes a full planting schedule showing botanical names, plant container sizes and location of each plant or group of plants on the plan. We also produce color pictures of each plant species on the plan for you to easily identify. Our plant palette is rich with variety and we are consistently updating our options with new varieties & cultivars.
Additional documents and service
Determined by your requirements & the scope of the project we can also provide lighting plans, specialized guidelines on caring for your garden, notes and sketches on feature elements such as pergolas, water features or gazebos. We provide advice on the best furniture & accessories to compliment & enhance your garden .We also lodge DA applications with council, attend council meetings on your behalf and guide you through the whole process.