The Garden Guru: Philippa O’Brien

The Garden Guru: Philippa O’Brien

Philippa O’Brien

Are you happy with your outdoor space?

‘I always work to the client’s brief,’ smiles garden designer, Pip O’Brien. ‘It’s my responsibility to make their ideas a reality, whether that means creating a retreat with year-round colour, a clean, ultra-modern concept or a low-maintenance space that accommodates a vegetable patch, children’s play area, pond or work studio.’
Philippa OBrien Garden Design
Having caught the gardening bug helping her grandmother, Pip studied Horticulture at Reading University and worked as a gardening journalist. Seeking a job that fitted better around her children, she then launched a design consultancy. She has won medals at the Chelsea, Hampton Court and Zurich Flower Shows and built a successful business specialising in London gardens.
Philippa OBrien Garden Design
‘I take time to chat in detail to every new client (the first consultation is free), look at the site and ask questions. Armed with that information, I write a fully-costed proposal. I will design from scratch or refine an existing space and my experienced contractors will build it.’ And does Pip have a signature style? ‘I love plants. Without spending a fortune, you can make such a difference with them. Plants just make people – and wildlife – happy.’

Philippa O’Brien Garden Design
+447940759151
+442087435964
pip@pipobriengardendesign.com
http://www.pipobriengardendesign.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/philippa-obrien-msgd-07736941/
Philippa O'Brien Garden Design
Philippa O'Brien Garden Design
Philippa O'Brien Garden Design
Philippa O’Brien Garden Design
+447940759151
+442087435964
pip@pipobriengardendesign.com
http://www.pipobriengardendesign.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/philippa-obrien-msgd-07736941/

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