Tiggy's Garden Design Blog

Tiggy Lessner

Tiggy Lessner

"Getting to know my clients is a priority when I begin a garden design. This is their own personal space and my job as a designer is to create a garden that fulfills their specific needs, reflects their individual style and taste, is practical and sits well in the surroundings.

2014 has brought many exciting and interesting projects ranging from different sized garden designs to renovating tired herbaceous borders in mature gardens. More about these later in the year.

There have also been Planting Plans to complete, plants to order and planting up to be done for designs that were built during 2013."

Tiggy on Radio Gloucestershire

September 10th, 2015

This summer, as part of Radio Gloucestershire’s Village of the Week, I was interviewed by Dominic Cotter. The interview sums up how I feel about my profession and how much I love it.

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Cotswold Country House garden restoration

August 11th, 2014

Set in the heart of the Cotswolds and overlooking a stunning valley, this Cotswold Country House was originally three cottages. The garden reflected this with each cottage having its own adjoining land laid out in different ways. The house had been converted but you still approached the house through narrow wooden gates down a single […]

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Cottage Garden Design with a Woodland Walk

April 9th, 2014

My clients have a hill top cottage with magnificent views over Gloucestershire. The cottage has been extended over the years, reducing the size of the garden, when some adjacent land came up for sale. This was scrub land but with mature as well as young trees in it which was the one thing missing in their cottage garden. They were also short of car parking space for their family and friends when they came to visit, so purchasing the land and developing it was a very exciting opportunity for them.

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