Welcome to Shelley Groves Garden Design

Shelley offers a full landscape and garden design service within the wider Wellington Area.
Designs for your garden will be suited to your needs and tastes and will be sympathetic to your property. A finished landscape design will realise your aspirations for your garden through a personal service by providing fresh ideas with creative flair.
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  • 1-1-DSC03801-001 City Courtyard

    A 70′s brick courtyard is remodelled in to a sophisticated yet easy care courtyard and entrance way which includes a pergola, a boardwalk and simplified planting

  • 1-IMG_2827 Inner City Garden

    A sheltered terraced lawn garden is converted to a circular sitting space retained with vertically set railway sleepers. Other features include a natural pond and bog plants.

  • Family courtyard with inbuilt seating Urban Family Courtyard

    A dated back yard is excavated to make room for an expansive courtyard which encompasses
    built in seating, a water feature and simple yet stylish planting

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA A Gardener’s Courtyard

    A feature retaining wall was installed to widen a small sunny sitting area that now includes a water feature, decorative paving and full gardens. The bigger space accommodates a table and chairs and connects to an existing sun deck via some steps.


  • Complete garden design service
  • Perspective sketches
  • Planting Plans
  • Sourcing and buying of plants
  • Project management
  • Liaising and collaborating with architects
  • Council liaison and consent applications
  • Lighting and irrigation systems
  • Makeovers for property selling