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Specialists in creating beautiful outdoor spaces...

Gold Award Winners - Harrogate Flower Show 2021.
'Designer of the Year' Silver Merit Award - APL Awards 2023.
Featured in Modern Gardens Magazine.

Reimagined, innovatively designed outdoor spaces

You pay for a fully custom-made design for your garden, we create a landscape that is completely personalised to your needs. This eliminates the guesswork from gardening, providing you with a plan which will create a garden that is completely functional and beautiful.

Meet Our Founder

I’m Lisa Norton and I’m excited to introduce you to Harrogate Garden Design.

Lisa Norton, Founder

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Emma - Sloping Garden, Walton Park, Pannal

Lisa went above and beyond to make our dream garden a reality. She listened to what we wanted, communicated clearly with the landscape gardener, and responded immediately to any queries or concerns that we had. Her passion for outdoor spaces was palpable and she was fully committed to making our garden as special as possible. Our garden is our Happy Place now, we would recommend Lisa to everyone and anyone, choosing her to design and oversee our project was the best decision we made. Thank you Lisa for everything.

Emma Adams

School Wildlife Garden

Lisa has done an outstanding job in transforming an overgrown and underused area of land into a superb garden area, which exceeds the brief that she, was originally given.

The school’s new wellbeing, wildlife garden area cleverly connects areas for growing, exploring learning and coming together for shared activities.

It makes maximum use of the space available and cleverly weaves the themes of sustainability, care for the environment and care for wildlife together in a way, which places the child’s experience at the heart of the design.

Lisa has considered the needs of all children and has made the garden fully open and accessible to children with a wide range of needs. Throughout the process, Lisa has shown the flexibility to adapt her design, involve the whole community and show real dedication and commitment in finding ways to fund the different elements of the project.

The wellbeing, wildlife garden area will be a lasting and sustainable resource for children of all ages to enjoy and learn in a creative and beautifully designed area.

The project has been recognised by Harrogate in Bloom, who presented the school with a special trophy at their annual awards ceremony in recognition of the quality of the garden. It was also part of the towns submitting to the ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition in 2019

I would highly recommend Lisa to anyone looking to transform their outdoor spaces, gardens and land.

Andrew Symonds,


Richard Taylor CE Primary School,


School Wildlife Garden

Harrogate Garden Design gets my highest possible recommendation. Lisa has a wealth of creative ideas but ensured she had a clear picture of what we were trying to achieve before starting our project. She transformed an unused area of our school grounds into a haven of tranquility, increasing our biodiversity and providing a space for the children to garden and play. Nothing is ever too much for Lisa- she was a joy to work with. Her eye for detail, passion and commitment to create a spectacular wildlife area was impressive, all within budget. I cannot thank her enough for what she achieved.

Gordon, New Build Garden - Knaresborough

Lisa from Harrogate Garden design has helped create a fantastic front and back gardens at our new build home in Knaresborough. Really friendly professional service and will recommend Lisa to my friends and family.

Stephanie, New Build Design, Killinghall

It was such a pleasure working with Lisa. She has a keen eye for landscape design and her knowledge, expertise and raw talent are amazing! We are excited to have her plans brought to life!! Thank you so much! Highly recommend!!

Elaine, Huby

Thank you Lisa at Harrogate Garden Design for our stunning garden concept plan delivered this morning. Can’t believe how talented you are and looking forward to seeing the plans come to life.

Patrick and Nicki Day, Harrogate

We asked Lisa at Harrogate Garden Design for a rustic modern eco friendly design suitable for us and grandchildren … the design was superb, the reality absolutely fabulous. Would we recommend her services … 100%!

Fiona, Little Ribston, Wetherby

Lisa has created what was once a small dull patio into a Mediterranean haven.
It was a joy to have Lisa overseeing the whole project, from the implementation of her amazing ideas, coordinating the landscape gardeners and their team, and continuous updates.
Thank you Lisa – you are a star and would highly recommend Harrogate Garden Design.

Caroline, New Build Garden, Harrogate

Lisa was an absolute pleasure to work with. She took the time to completely understand what we wanted from our garden through site visits and emails so much so we didn’t need, or want, to change a single thing from the designs she presented us with. Lisa was on hand to project manage and then source all the plants. I would have no hesitation in recommending Harrogate Garden Design. Our bland new build plot is now transformed to a wonderful space that absolutely has the wow factor!

Dee, Victorian Terrace Courtyard, Harrogate

It was an absolute pleasure working with Lisa. She listened attentively to our garden hopes and created a true oasis of tranquility! Her attention to detail is impeccable and she maintained a ‘can do’ problem solving attitude throughout. I cannot recommend her enough!

Harrogate Garden Design

Harrogate Garden Design provide an unparralled level of attention to detail, we pride ourselves on creating award-winning gardens. We are passionate about beautiful outdoor space and will commit to providing you with a brand new garden.

Our full garden design service takes you from initial concept, right through to lifelike, 3D visuals of your new garden. You will be able to walk through your new garden before the construction process even begins.

We can advise on the best landscape gardeners who we know and trust.

We cover North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire areas. We love nothing more than including bespoke features in our gardens. One of our passions is water features. Whatever your garden project, we’d love you to get in touch.

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