Garden Design Services

At Swanes, we believe in great garden design and plant selection, whether you have a certain style in mind, or just need a low maintenance garden space to enjoy.


1. On Site Design Service 

Our premium service - A qualified horticulturist/landscape designer visits your home or workplace. This on the spot service includes a hand drawn mud map and planting list, and garden theme ideas. Soil pH testing, pest/disease identification and treatment, garden maintenance information is also included in a hand written report.


This service is perfect for those that have a new or existing garden that needs designing/redesigning. Feel free to install your new plants yourself, or we can connect you with installation and landscape contractors to bring the design to life for you.

PRICE: $295 for 90mins. $50 each 30mins thereafter.

BENEFITS:

  • Make a booking on a weekday and time which suits you
  • We can provide plants at pricing to suit your budget and timing for installation or get the whole job done by connecting with your choice of garden installer

NOTE: 

  • This service is available seasonally Feb-Apr & Aug-Oct
  • Monday-Thursday 9-3pm
  • Design inquiries include 1hr drive time each way. Please inquire for further distances.
  • contact us for after hours pricing
  • *all payments are to be made via cash or credit at the end of the design consultation

 2. In Store Design Service  

Our In Nursery design service is all about great garden design advice, where you bring your garden to us! Photographs, videos, garden plans, and soil samples are allow our qualified landscape designers/horticulturists to assist the design your garden. This on the spot service includes a hand drawn mud map and planting list, and garden theme ideas. Soil pH testing, pest/disease identification and treatment, garden maintenance information is also included in a hand written report. If time permits, a guided tour of the nursery and plant recommendations is included. There is no better inspiration than to have the plants right there at your finger tips.

Install your new plants yourself, or we can connect you with garden installers / landscape contractors to bring the design to life.

PRICE: $150 for 90mins. 

BENEFITS:

  • Make a booking on a day and time which suits you.<
  • Perfect for those who need a bit of inspiration for their garden, or need help selecting the right plants for the right spot. The designer, or other horticulturists can assist you after the service viewing/purchasing plants after your service.
  • We can provide plants at pricing to suit your budget and timing for planting or to get the whole job done by connecting with your choice of garden installer
  • A free coffee or tea from the Cafe at Dural

  NOTE:

  • This service is all year round 
  • Monday-Thursday 9-4pm
  • *all payments are to be made via cash or credit at the end of the design consultation
Please click here to make an inquiry or booking for this service

3. Free Design Days

Our free design days have been such a hit, but they come and go depending on our workload. Have an hour to yourself (not a class) with our qualified Landscape Designer/ Horticulturist to help with design and plant selection for your garden. Bring in photographs, videos, garden plans, and soil samples to help us give you great information for FREE!


This service is perfect for those who need a bit of inspiration for their garden, or need help selecting the right plants for the right spot. The designer, or other horticulturists can assist you after the service viewing/purchasing plants after your service.


PRICE: FREE for 60 mins.

BENEFITS:

  • Absolutely no cost to you - we just hope you love our advice so much you will shop with us too
  • Garden Rewards Points at Swanes nurseries
NOTE:
  • This service is available on specific days during the year. 
  • Bookings are essential as each customer has a 1 hour booking to themselves these are not classes) and spaces fill fast!
Please click here to make an inquiry or booking for this service