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Dan Hartley Garden Design in Hertfordshire, London, Essex and Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshir


Landscape & Garden Design

Welcome to Dan Hartley Gardens


We specialise in transforming outdoor spaces into, beautiful, functional, practical places focused on your particular character and individual needs.

Our stunning garden and landscape designs have satisfied clients in Hertfordshire, London, Essex and Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Suffolk and Cambridge. 

If you are looking for a professional garden designer in or around any of these areas, just tell us what you need from your outdoor space and we'll show you its potential!


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

From private gardens, to public spaces, or urban greening, 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 Gardens elevate your garden design from the ordinary to the extraordinary, creating welcoming spaces that inspire joy and deliver endless delight, whilst seamlessly incorporating practicality and functionality.

Designs for all gardens

We have experience with all types of gardens and outdoor space, large or small, and offer 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 can also provide low maintenance 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 easy it is to begin the journey towards your garden design dream!

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


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Home Counties

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East Anglia

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East Midlands

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