Nicola Hills has extensive experience working as a Garden and Landscape Designer. She qualified as a Garden Designer at Merrist Wood and has worked on a number of contemporary gardens, as well as show gardens. Nicola likes to blend traditional planting schemes in a contemporary manner and believes landscape design is about making connections between personal space and the surrounding landscape. She has experience designing in the public realm as well as formal and  informal gardens for both private and commercial clients.

Recent projects include private gardens in Brigsteer, Ambleside, Kendal, Windermere, Casterton and Pooley Bridge as well as a roof garden in Central Manchester. Commercial public realm designs for Beehive Business Park, Ulverston; Aldi in Kingston Park, Newcastle; Booths in Garstang, Ripon, Penrith. Nicola has designed award winning gardens for the RHS Hampton Court and Holker Flower Festivals. Nicola created blogs for the BBC for the RHS Showgarden.


Nicola Hills Studio
Pells Yeat Farm
Hophouse Lane
Kirkby Lonsdale

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