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Landscape & Garden Design

Hertfordshire, London, Essex, Buckinghamshire,

Bedfordshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Suffolk & Cambridge

Welcome to Dan Hartley Gardens


Based in Hertfordshire, Dan Hartley is a professional garden and landscape designer and garden art specialist who transforms outdoor spaces into beautiful, functional, practical places incorporating urban greening to suit each garden's environment, as well your character, lifestyle and individual needs.

By infusing art and garden architecture into his garden and landscape designs, Dan creates stunning private gardens and public spaces for all manner of properties across Hertfordshire, London, Essex and Buckinghamshire, as well as the Bedfordshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Suffolk and Cambridge areas. 

If you are looking for a professional garden designer to bring your garden design ideas to life,

just tell Dan what you need from your outdoor space and he'll show you its potential!


Dan Hartley Gardens is an award-winning landscape and garden design studio specialising in urban greening and outdoor space transformations, creating beautiful, functional, practical places, styled to suit individual characters and needs.

From private gardens, to public spaces, Dan Hartley Gardens will design the perfect space for you.

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Outstanding gardens

Working with professional landscapers, lighting designers, artists and plant nurseries in and around Hertfordshire, London, Essex and Buckinghamshire, garden designer Dan Hartley creates outstanding gardens for private residential clients, HNWIs, architects, property developers and public spaces, with services extending as far as Bedfordshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Suffolk and Cambridge and across the South East.

From start to finish...

...Dan oversees every stage of the design process, from concept to construction, to planting and completion.  Dan will also arrange maintenance to keep your new garden looking its best.  With every aspect of your new garden design skillfully managed to the finest detail, you can relax, safe in the knowledge that your project is in the finest possible hands.

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Discover Your Garden's Unique Identity

Gardens can become more than just picturesque spaces – they can transform into living canvases that tell a story, your story.  As a passionate garden designer working in Hertfordshire and London, I'm excited to introduce you to the concept of Genius Loci – the guiding light that can turn your garden dreams into a captivating reality.

Dan Hartley


To read more about Discovering Genius Loci:  Your Garden's Unique Identity, please click here.


Working with architects and interior designers, Dan Hartley designs and personally oversees every project, including renovations.  His attention to detail, always focused on your specific preferences, ensures your new garden design becomes an intrinsic and natural extension of your home.


Professional and personable, Dan guides you through the garden design process, keeping you informed at every stage of your project's progress. 

From concept to completion, you can rely on Dan Hartley Gardens to take care of everything, so you can relax, knowing your garden is in safe hands. 


Drawing on the philosophy of Genius Loci, the "spirit of place" Dan Hartley elevates your garden design from the ordinary to the extraordinary, creating welcoming spaces designed to inspire joy and deliver endless delight, whilst seamlessly incorporating practicality and functionality.

Designs for all gardens

Dan Hartley Gardens has experience designing all types and sizes of gardens and outdoor spaces, large or small, and offers full garden makeovers, from complete renovations through to planting redesign. 


We also provide continued care packages to keep your garden looking its best all year round. 


From sunny roof terraces to shady back gardens, we maximise the potential of your outdoor space.  We also offer low to substantial planting schemes and maintenance plans, whether for private garden designs or public spaces.


Call 07814 776 032 today for an initial consultation and discover how easy it is to begin the journey towards your garden design dreams!

Client Insights

See what some of our garden and landscape designs clients have to say about Dan Hartley Gardens:

"Exceptional ideas and designs"

"Dan is a pleasure to deal with, excellent communication and very responsive. The quality and creativity of his designs and ideas were exceptional and we are very grateful for his services."

James Sawley

Our garden design services are available in the following areas

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Hyde Park Roof Terrace - A vibrant family roof terrace full of wind and drought tolerant


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East Anglia


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