About Pepo Botanic Design
Nicola Cameron Director
Nicola Cameron is the Founder of Pepo Botanic Design. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UNSW and a Diploma of Landscape Design & Horticulture from Ryde TAFE. She is focused on communication, clarity and excellence.
James Perkin Director
James has a Communications Degree from Canberra University and a Diploma of Landscape Construction from Ryde TAFE. He is driven to achieve quality work that fulfills the design intent and meet client's expectations.
Alex Baker Office Assistant
Alex has a Certificate in Office Administration. She undertakes a variety of jobs including accounts, administration and programming of maintenance. She is focused on keeping the wheels in motion.
Josh Arkey Landscape Architect
Josh has a Bachelor of Landscape Architectural Design from RMIT. Josh draws on his passion for art, nature and history to embellish and inform his landscape designs.
Gianmarco Vetrugno Horticulture Manager
Gian has a TAFE Diploma of Horticulture (with distinction) and TAFE Certificate III of Horticulture (with distinction). He is Pepo's highly skilled, motivated and passionate Horticulture Manager.
Joao Gabriel Galiardi Silva Horticulture Team Leader
Joao has a Landscape Architecture and Urban Planner Degree from Mackenzie University (Sao Paulo– Brazil). He is passionate about plants, space and detail.
Adam Dennis Contract Administrator & Horticulture Team Leader
Adam was a director of TruGreen Southwest in Devon- a UK company that specialised in garden design, horticulture, landscaping and garden maintenance. His focus is developing healthy vibrant gardens.
Pedro Galiardi Silva Horticulture Team Member
Pedro is an enthusiastic horticulturalist with a formal education in Civil Engineering from Mackenzie University (Sao Paulo– Brazil). His strong work ethic makes Pedro a valuable team member at Pepo.
Angus Munro Landscape Designer
Gus graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Sydney University) and completed Diplomas in Horticulture and Landscape Design at Ryde TAFE. He is passionate about plant selection and spacious designs.

Our Story

Talented visual artist Nicola Cameron established Pepo in 2000, looking to weave her experience in photography and film into a different and creative living medium. Landscape design and horticulture provided the perfect platform to conceive her beautiful creations, passion for unique design aesthetics and love of plants.

In 2007, Nicola’s husband James Perkin was appointed Construction Manager of Pepo, joining a team of specialists dedicated to turning a client’s dream into a practical and beautiful reality.

Hundreds of alluring gardens, courtyards, balconies and rural retreats have been brought to life since the business began and the team continues to provide a premium landscape architectural service, brimming with creativity and inspiration every day.

View our Garden Projects


  • Silver 2017 AILDM Landscape Design Awards
  • Bronze 2017 LNA Landscape Excellence Award
  • Gold 2015 AILDM Pro Bono Award
  • Gold 2015 AILDM Landscape Design Awards
  • Gold 2014 AILDM 50-100sqm Residential

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