With thanks to CED Natural Stone
today Peter Donegan
chats with garden designer Joe Perkins. Joe designed Beyond the Screen, the Facebook garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019.
Joe began as a landscape gardener in 1996 and has lived and studied garden design at the Oxford College of Garden Design, graduating with distinction in 2002. As a garden designer and landscaper Joe has worked for some of the best-known landscape companies. In 2007 he was an integral part of the team who produced the RHS Chelsea Gold and Best in Show garden ‘600 Days with Bradstone’, designed by Sarah Eberle, as well as winning the BALI Grand Award garden in the same year for Hillier Landscapes. In 2009 he joined landscape consultancy and construction firm The Outdoor Room, where he was a director and company manager. During his time at The Outdoor Room, Joe was involved with 15 medal-winning RHS show gardens and 5 national BALI awards and in 2012 he graduated from Greenwich University with an MA in Landscape Architecture. He is a Registered Member of the Society of Garden Designers (MSGD).
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