Kate Cox Garden Design & Consultation

Bringing Life and Beauty to Your Garden


Kate can re-imagine your garden spaces through garden design and create planting plans for borders, raised beds and front gardens. Kate can source plants for you and help with planting and after-care too. Gardening coaching and horticultural consultation - from lawn care to plant identification, are other services Kate offers.




Visit the Services page for more details and a breakdown of the design process


Some of Kate's plantings



About Kate

Border Designs is a business born of a passion for plants and a love of good design. Kate Cox has a Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture from Writtle College where she was named Best Student on the course. She received an award from the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, London, in recognition of this work. 


In 2016 she produced a winning garden design for RHS Hyde Hall, judged by Chelsea Gold winner Adam Frost and won a Silver award with her Writtle team at the Olympia Ideal Home Show garden design competition. 


Kate is a member of The Gardeners Guild, and a Pre-Registered member of the Society of Garden Designers.


She is based in Colchester, Essex and is a regular volunteer at The Beth Chatto Gardens, helping to maintain and propagate the plants in this internationally admired garden. 



Show Gardens and Garden Support

Writtle College Basement Garden Olympia Ideal Home Show 2016
Even the worst lawn can be transformed when you know how... Ask Border Designs
... A year later and the lawn is green and healthy



Border Designs for:

  • Horticultural Consultation - lawns, planting, pruning
  • Planting plans for borders, raised beds and planters
  • Sourcing of and after-care advice for the best plants for your garden
  • Planting and maintenance support
  • Garden design


Contact Kate today to discuss your requirements and obtain a quote




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