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Laurence has designed a truly magical garden for us, that looks great all year round with colour and interest.
He has wonderful knowledge of plants, and excellent creative design ideas. 

He is very meticulous and offered valuable advice throughout. 
Laurence and Angela now maintain our garden and are both very hard working and professional in their attitude and approach. I would highly recommend them.

                                                                              Meena & Kieran Patel, Knowle, Solihull 2024


Laurence worked very closely with both myself and my partner, Alison. You could see he felt it was very important to get both of our views to ensure we got the garden design that we wanted. He didn’t fail. We have now got the garden of our dreams, which not only looks fantastic, but is also easy to maintain and keep in trim!

                                    Alan Norton & Alison Rose,  Wythall, Worcestershire 2024



Laurence and Angela did a wonderful job of designing and planting our garden, we are so pleased with the result. Our garden is much more balanced and interesting and they were a pleasure to deal with. We highly recommend them.

Suzie & Timothy, Dorridge, Solihull 2023


We would highly recommend Laurence, he is passionate about his work. Our garden plans were just what we wanted, and it was nice to work with a friendly and hardworking professional.

Kerry & Roger Widdowson, Lapworth, Solihull 2023

Laurence is meticulous ,thorough & leaves no stone unturned whilst designing your garden. Laurences final design was incredible ,he really did think of everything .I never would have thought of the incredible ideas he designed for my garden. Cannot recommend Laurence enough, beyond thrilled with the design & so looking forward to it coming to fruition.

Rachel Hewlett, Meriden 2023

I`m so thankful I found Laurence, I was in two minds to use a garden designer but I'm so glad I went for Laurence, so helpful, meticulous, his design work is outstanding. Real great experience , definitely worth the money .

Peter Murtha, Hockley Heath 2022

From beginning to end Loz was professional and worked diligently towards the agreed design, throughout the work he ensured we were happy with every stage and kept us informed. With an excellent work standard and completion of the work in the time specified I would not hesitate to use him again.

S. Parr, Solihull 2022

Laurence has created a really wonderful garden for us. He is knowledgeable, professional and gets on with the job when he says he will.

Kevin McCoy, Solihull  Dec 2021

When we moved into our current home, about 13 years ago, the large garden had been more or less neglected for many years and we really didn't know where or how to start with it. Loz listened to the things that were important to us, (e.g. attracting more wildlife to the garden), and responded with a design that balanced the more formal, productive and natural areas, as well as a creating strong overall structure that linked them together.
In the years since the garden was completed, we've found maintaining it manageable and enjoyable. We now have a well-established orchard, with native hedgerows, vegetable beds, and a good sized lawn for relaxing and entertaining. The garden design still looks fresh and is getting better every year, as trees and hedgerows mature.

 Elaine and Gary, Wythall Jan 2021

We were very pleased with the design plans that Laurence drew up for our garden. He listened to our thoughts and had lots of ideas and advice -- especially about the proportions of the garden. He drew up plans for a patio that beautifully complements the house and helped us choose an installer.

Gail Ariga, Solihull March 2021

We had our garden made over by Laurence. He was helpful and courteous at all times, he paid attention to what we wanted and came in at a very reasonable budget. We would have  no hesitation in recommending his work.

Nigel Hobson, Tanworth in Arden Dec 2020

In 2010 we had just finished an extension at the rear of our house which took up part of the existing patio and garden. Our builder recommended using Laurence to design the patio as he had used him before in other such situations. Laurence listened to our brief, budget likes and needs and produced a beautiful, functional design that enhanced the house and garden. I would not hesitate in recommending Laurence to any prospective clients.

Glyn Pitchford, Solihull Nov 2019

Brian Olds, Director Tudor Developments, Earlswood 2008

We have been delighted with the continued support of Laurence via Phoenix Breakwell Garden Designs. Laurence is a pleasure to employ - always reliable, punctual, committed and determined to our landscaping requirements.

K. Martin, Hall Green 2021

Thank you for creating my back garden out of the mess that was here before. Even though it's your design, I still feel like it's my garden as you turned by suggestions into reality, while adding your own ideas. I would have no hesitation recommending you to my friends and family.

Martin & Karen B.  Knowlewood Road, Dorridge 2018

We have known Laurence for over 15 years, and when we moved to our current house we felt Laurence was the only choice for our garden design. He is creative, but sympathetic to the history and look & feel of the existing planting. He created wonderful light, colour, contours and space and we are delighted with the results. It is really a beautiful garden, in no small part thanks to Laurence's thoughtful design and faithful implementation.

Mark Sanford, Purple Sprouting Broccoli Developments,  Warwick 2019

We engaged Laurence Breakwell to design the gardens and outside areas at our business unit development at Newhouse Farm, Edstone, Warwickshire. he produced some marvelous drawings which were attractive and functional and the finished gardens have received much admiration from everybody. I would not hesitate in using him again.

Anna & Peter Olds, Solihull 2018

Laurence designed and transformed our garden and it is a pleasure sitting in it summer and winter. He has a good knowledge of all plants and flowers, all of our friends comment on how nice it looks. He keeps it maintained throughout the year so it always looks perfect.

David Morris, Solihull 2021

"I've used Laurence for regular maintenance work and annual pruning of several gardens and he is always helpful, gives great advice and leaves the job clean and tidy. Works hard with a fabulously relaxed and calming attitude.

We have had a great experience! Very professional & experienced! Look forward to working with you again!

Dean McDermott, Parkway Grounds Maintenance 2021

Laurence came highly recommended by a friend.  He did a great Job and we were very happy with his work.

Simon Waterworth, Haseley Hall nr Warwick 2021

Dear Laurence, we feel we must write to you to you to let you know how pleased we are with our garden for which you designed the layout and planting scheme.
Two years on it is looking just as we hoped and has been much admired by our visitors. Good luck with future assignments and are perfectly happy for you to use this letter as a recommendation.

Harry and Shelia Ormes, Ravenswood Drive, Solihull 2010

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