What is our Landscape Design & Installation Process?
Pepo Botanic Design is continuing to create beautiful outdoor spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak.
We are also pleased to offer a free online consultation service during this time, normally valued at $165.
You can be assured that Pepo is strictly observing social distance guidelines, particularly during on-site visits, and have remodelled our process to utilise online communication platforms, such as Zoom.
This allows us the flexibility to discuss plans with our clients and readily share concept packages, personalised plant palettes and other elements central to both the design and development processes.
“Because of the current social distancing protocols, the design and installation of my garden by Pepo was mainly conducted remotely via phone and computer, and it worked beautifully.
Pepo’s garden designers, Anouk and Josh, understood exactly what I hoped for, so when they emailed me a comprehensive garden development proposal it was spot on.
We all then discussed the proposal on the phone while looking at the proposal on our computers. I actually preferred viewing the pictures on my computer, as I had more time to assimilate them.
My experience was excellent and I am very happy with my beautiful new garden. Thank you.”
Sam, Bondi Sydney
INITIAL PHONE CONSULTATION AND QUESTIONNAIRE
A member of our award-winning team begins by discussing your brief and ideas on the phone, at which time you are invited to complete an online questionnaire and supply photos.
We consider where your garden is situated, whether you are currently renovating or building, the size of the area, budget expectations and your installation timeline.
Most importantly, we start to understand how you want to feel in your new space. Maybe you reminisce about a garden from your childhood? Or you dream of creating a cosy reading spot, nestled under a favourite tree? We will bring to life something that is uniquely you.
After our initial conversation, one of our designers will talk to you via Zoom, Facebook or similar, where you have the chance to remotely show us around your garden.
This enables us to gain an understanding of the conditions, layout and aspect of the property. Ideas, budget and the design process are discussed at this point.
A fee proposal to produce a professional concept will be issued after this meeting. Once you agree to proceed, we will bring your ideas to life and develop your personalised landscape design.
CREATING YOUR DESIGNS
Your aspirations start to take shape when we develop your tailor-made documentation and personalised Concept Design Package, which is presented to you via Zoom, or similar.
This includes a set of sketches, precedents and ideas to visually express the look and feel of your individual style and needs. Drawing on Pepo’s extensive library of unique plant images, our skilled designers take the time to carefully select a collage of greenery that will faithfully bring your design to life.
Pepo Botanic Design will deliver a comprehensive view of the overall look and theme of your proposed new garden. This package can also be used as part of your Development Application process, if required.
Detailed jobs require further design development, and at this stage Pepo provides a fee proposal for the Construction Documentation.
We will also discuss if other professionals will be required during the project such as Certifiers, Engineers and Surveyors.
A member of our specialist team then starts to create a package that captures the specific aspects and exact finishes that you require, to accurately cost and construct the project.
CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
Once the design and plans are approved by the client, Pepo’s Project Management Service ensures that the installation of the garden runs smoothly. Your Designer will discuss the project with our Construction Manager to ensure he has a clear understanding of your requirements. An estimate and timeline to install the garden is then compiled and presented to you.
Pepo takes full responsibility for overall project administration and organises all necessary contracts and insurances, as well as ordering products, plants and materials.
Construction experts are selected based on the specific requirements of your design, while Pepo’s qualified horticulturists and landscapers faithfully install all the soft landscaping and planting.
CARING FOR YOUR GARDEN
Pepo Botanic Design is committed to ensuring that your plants continue to thrive. We provide an ongoing maintenance service and our team of dedicated horticulturists will discuss the growth and development of your plants with you, to make sure your garden prospers once the Design and Installation process is complete.