About Us

In business for 20 years, we are a dedicated team of professionals who specialise in the design, construction, planting and maintenance of gardens and landscapes for you and your family to enjoy.

Designer – Teresa Potter is a life long gardener turned garden designer. Horticulture has been her interest since the age of 3 and chosen career since leaving school. From working at a market garden centre producing mixed crops of fruit, vegetables, trees, shrubs and bedding she left school to attend Lackham Agricultural College, moving on to Merrist Wood Agricultural College and finally Askham Bryan Agricultural college where she studied Garden Design. We set the business up in 1999 and have been working with our clients ever since to create gardens that suit their needs and desires. It is without doubt the best job in the world.


Teresa is also very proud to be one of the RHS Britain In Bloom Judges both Nationally and for the North West region.


Cad, 3d design and IT – Russ Clifford has studied electrical & mechanical engineering and design from a very young age, with the advances in technology and the exacting standards required by our clients, the skills he has learnt in over 30 years of his career compliment perfectly the services Teresa Potter Garden & Landscape Design can offer. The process is very simple, (even if the technology is complex), Once Teresa has worked her magic on the concepts and design features of the 2 dimensional garden designs, Russ takes them and along with Teresa brings them out into 3D virtual reality. Constructing each garden feature in CAD software and then finally completing the photorealistic renderings. A sample portfolio of 3D designs is available on request.

Project Management – Teresa Potter & Russ Clifford combine forces using Teresa’s 20 years experience of designing and building gardens and Russ’s Project Management experience and qualifications (MAPM, APMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner) to ensure successful completion of your garden and landscaping projects.

Hard and Soft Landscapers – Our chosen landscapers have a proven track record. Each project is executed to the exacting standards that we require to produce outstanding results for our clients. All can provide references and are fully insured. Please take a look at the Portfolio section for examples of our work and more information.

Water Feature and Wildlife Specialist – It takes a wealth of knowledge and expertise to create a Water Feature that really works. Our Water and Wildlife specialist is a life long enthusiast who approaches each and every project with a depth of knowledge and enthusiasm that can only come from someone who loves their subject.

Arboriculture and Tree Specialist – There are only so many people who are competent enough to carry out the sort of work involved with regard to this subject. You have to be professional at all times. Our chosen team of Tree Specialists are lead by a man with over 25 years experience. He and his team are all qualified professionals and are fully Insured.

Maintenance Team – Teresa Heads up the maintenance team, producing maintenance programmes that set out both seasonal and regular tasks. Lead by Heath Vickory our chosen teams are experienced in following the seasonal tasks involved to maintain your garden.

Teresa works with Heath to review the condition of each garden on a regular basis to ensure they get the individual attention required to keep them in good condition.