Garden Advice 

Your garden needs looking after, whether its a fully stocked country garden or just a square patch of lawn. Gardens look better and are more enjoyable to be in, if they're regularly and carefully tended to. We can provide you with advice, information and garden care tips to help making looking after your garden easy and less overwhelming. 

Expert Gardeners

Gardeners who love plants, and are trained horticulturalists know what they're talking about when giving advice on how to care for your garden. Horticulturalists are often keen to share their knowledge and always ready to talk plants and gardens. Danielle Collette is trained in horticulture to degree level, backed up by an RHS Diploma in Horticulture and general obsession for all things nature and plants, so you can be sure you will always get a professional service by a knowledgeable expert. 

Here are some of the tasks needed to look after your garden...

  • Lawn Care

  • Grass Cutting 

  • Pruning

  • Hedge Cutting

  • Leaf Clearance

  • Spring and Autumn clear up and cut back

We can advise you on what can and could be done in your garden to keep it looking great all year round. We use a maintenance plan tailored to your garden and your available time so you can get the best out of your plot. With our guide you can be sure that the time you spend caring for your garden will be time well spent, giving you more time to enjoy your outside space. 

We know how to get the best out of your garden.

  • ​Weeding

  • Deadheading

  • Training & Staking

  • Dividing plants, Mulching & Fertilising 

  • Topiary 

  • Planting

 Maintenance Plans 

What's in your garden?  

Knowing what's in your garden is the first step to creating an effective maintenance plan. It can also be useful to identify any gaps which need filling or creating. Working with you to determine the level of care your garden needs according to your budget. 

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Garden Health Assessment.

All plants in your garden will benefit from an initial health check and we recommend you regularly monitor your planting to ensure your garden stays healthy. If needed we can check the condition of your soil and include soil improvements in your tailored maintenance plan. Knowing how to effectively deal with pests in an environmentally friendly way, keeps your garden in tip top condition for you and all the visitors to your garden, to enjoy safely. 

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Tailored Plan

We can create a tailored maintenance plan which you can use to ensure all the gardening tasks needed to keep your garden looking great, are all carried out at the right time in the best way. This means that your garden plants will perform better and thrill you with their healthy displays. Our guides make it simple to keep your garden tidy and well maintained allowing you to enjoy the time you spend in it.  

Annual Garden Maintenance Calendar

Initial Visit

If you have a large garden or lots of existing planting, we can visit your garden and carry out a full survey so your maintenance plan is tailored to your needs. We can discuss what you'd like to keep and how we can improve it further, including the time you have to maintain your garden. If you live outside of our travel radius, we can do this via a Video call and using photographs of your garden. 

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Advice and Suggestions

If you are a confident gardener but need some help, guidance or ideas to improve your garden planting, you can book an advice appointment where I will happily advise you and make suggestions on how to improve your garden or how to add planting to extend the interest in your garden. You will then be able to confidently make those improvements to your garden, safe in the knowledge it will look better over time and you will want to spend more time in it than ever before. 

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 Need Advice? 

Do you like gardening?

If you like gardening but feel like you don't know where to start or just want to learn more about how to look after your own garden, we offer a supportive and highly informative, hands on garden advice service. 

Book an appointment for me to visit you in your garden to make a plan of how to tackle those gardening tasks. We can offer great guidance and advice on how to prune all of your trees, shrubs, climbers and fruit. Or we can help assess garden diseases and advise on the best way to tackle pests which invade our gardens. 

New Build Gardens

You've bought your new home and chosen all those interiors to make your new house your home, but what about the garden? New builds almost always come with an un-inspiring plot of mud (turf if your lucky) with a few paving slabs by the back door. Other common features of the new build garden are lack of privacy, poor soil conditions and awkward or limited space.  Good design is the best and most effective solution to these common problems associated with new build plots. There's one huge advantage to new build gardens. Its a blank canvas, crying out to be transformed into your own personal sanctuary or a perfectly laid out family and entertaining space.

Danielle Collette has developed the perfect formulated design method to overcome many of the problems facing new build gardens, while delivering affordable, beautiful and functional gardens. Armed with clever, space maximising hard landscaping ideas and a range of planting schemes that will cope with the poor soil conditions and provide interest and privacy for every plot, your new build garden design by Danielle Collette will complete your new home and enhance your life.

 Garden Design Solutions for New Build Homes

Danielle Collette Garden Advice is based in Godmanchester in Huntingdonshire.

We provide our garden advice services in the following locations.

Godmanchester | Huntingdon | Hartford | Brampton | Buckden | Offords | Hemingfords | St. Ives | Hilton | Papworth |