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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  • Whimsical Garden

    An uninspiring rear garden space has been converted to functional yet whimsical garden with a new garden shed, a fresh lawn, interesting curved brick and aggregate concrete paths and a strong connection to the existing deck.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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


  • 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