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ann balmforth garden design

Garden Designer and Landscape Architect in Dorset

Ann Balmford is a local garden designer based in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, near Dorchester. With many years of experience analysing requirements and managing projects in business, Ann holds a diploma in Professional Garden Design from the Garden Design School, Bristol Botanic Garden with distinctions in plant and landscape architect portfolios.


For you, Ann can create a beautiful garden from small front/back gardens or courtyards to large rural landscapes using both traditional and contemporary approaches. She will work with you on your requirements to design an initial landscape architect consultation session on your own. When we have agreed to your requirements, Ann will produce the outline design for your garden. The detailed design stages and monitoring of the implementation of the design will on from this. Alternatively, if you already have a garden that you love but want help with the planting, Ann can create planting plans for your borders. 

As a professional garden designer, Ann is proud to provide a professional and friendly design service that clarifies your vision and creates a garden that integrates with your lifestyle. From the initial consultation and outline plan, she will prepare for the construction of your beautiful garden by preparing a scope of work that will specify the dimensions for each part of the garden. Also, Ann always recommends that she monitors the construction of your garden by meeting the contractor onsite regularly as this minimises delays and unwanted issues.

Inspired gardens to suit your taste and lifestyle

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Your vision realised

As a passionate garden designer and landscape architect, Ann loves the challenges of tackling new projects. 


So, regardless of the size, shape, aspect or gradient of your garden, you can rely on Ann to embrace your vision and work closely with you to achieve your garden design dreams.

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Lyme Regis Garden with a View

Challenging Gardens

Ann is particuarly skilled at creating designs for sloping gardens and awkwardly shaped gardens, every

one individually designed and drawn by hand to meet your particular requirements.

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Yorkshire Farm Garden

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As a professional garden designer, my designs are built around the principles of innovation, versatility and collaboration, I am proud to provide a professional, passionate and friendly design service that will inspire you to realise your vision and create a garden that will enhance your lifestyle, so please contact me to discuss your requirements and make an appointment for a free consultation in the Dorset area.

Please browse through my portfolio to see the range of my work and if you have any questions regarding the designs please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Ann Balmforth

For more information please click here or
Tel: 07585 338952
Email: enquiries@annbalmforth.co.uk

We can discuss your requirements and make an appointment for a free consultation within Dorchester, Somerset, and Wiltshire. If you wish to make an enquiry outside of these counties, Ann will request only request expenses. Please browse through my portfolio to see a range of my work and if you have any questions regarding landscape architect from garden designer Ann Balmforth, please don’t hesitate to contact. 

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