Tom is a fully accredited member of the Professional Garden Consultants Association, and is also the secretary (and former chairman) of the Scottish branch of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. Garden and grounds consultancy services are offered in the Glasgow area, and further afield for larger jobs or property portfolios. As a chartered horticulturist and award-winning garden designer with extensive horticultural experience, Tom is able to offer horticultural consultancy services covering a broad range of topics - chiefly garden and grounds maintenance, garden design, footpath maintenance and invasive weeds management. Aside from bespoke garden reports, consultancy services offered include grounds maintenance specifications, landscape reports and annual site visits to help ensure new planting schemes develop and mature as intended over time. On-site training sessions with gardeners and maintenance operatives are also available.
Qualifications & Accreditations: CHort | BSc (Hons) Geography | PGDip (Garden Design) with Distinction | RHS Level 3 Certificate | Member of the Professional Garden Consultants Association (MPGCA) | Certificated Surveyor of Japanese Knotweed (CSJK) | Advanced Phase One Habitat Surveyor | [MHort (RHS) 2019-22]
Awards: Gardening Scotland 2019 | Silver Gilt & Best New Show Garden
Previous clients include South Lanarkshire Council, The National Trust for Scotland, Cairngorms National Park Authority, The Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland and various private estates.
Bespoke garden/landscape reports are available and include a site visit and, if required, a detailed follow-up report. The consultations are entirely tailored to the issues you are facing in your garden and your aspirations for it. Advice from a horticultural consultant like Tom can help solve problems, save you time, and get you on track to fulfilling your garden projects. (Available as a gift token service as well). To find out more about garden consultancy, click here.
Custom consultancy is offered for larger and more demanding gardens, portfolios and private estates, an in-person service available anywhere in the UK. This service is arranged to precisely suit your requirements, offering everything from one-off assistance to overall long-term grounds management.
Other consultancy services include ongoing consultancy on garden design and planting projects, video-call consultations, personal shopper visits to trade nurseries (including a private tour), grounds maintenance schedules, soil pH tests and horticultural recruitment. To find out more about this range of services, click here.
For an informal chat, call 0141 432 1141 or get in touch using the details on the Contact page.
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