About us

Portrait Mark Lane, Mark Lane Designs Ltd

Portrait Mark Lane, Mark Lane Designs Ltd (Dan Barnett)

Kent garden design practice that is multi-award-winning and established by landscape and garden designer Mark Lane.

Kent garden design practice that has been going for more than 20 years, working collaboratively with architects, designers, artists, sculptors and craftsmen and women on a wide range of projects both across the UK and overseas.

We  provide an individual, friendly and professional service, from our Kent landscape design practice, offering high-quality, bespoke design.

Our Kent landscape design practice works predominantly on large gardens and estates, to large-scale public projects or a landmark outdoor facility. We also undertake smaller projects, urban gardens and more.

Through a blend of creativity, planning and attention to detail our Kent garden design practice takes care of your plans and aspirations.

​We work closely with you at every stage from initial consultation and planning through to the final construction.

We create a garden or landscape that is a direct response to the architecture, topography and character of the landscape – a sense of place and space.

We work across the home counties, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Essex, London, Berkshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and also Northamptonshire, Wiltshire, Cheshire and Gloucestershire, as well as the rest of the UK and internationally.

We also have knowledge of and expertise for fully accessible gardens, whether for a private dwelling or for a public building, such as hospitals, disability charities, specialist units or rehabilitation centres.

Mark Lane Designs Ltd prides itself on in-depth plant knowledge, attention to detail and in high-quality workmanship.

Mark is a gardening and garden design writer, speaker/lecturer, radio broadcaster and TV presenter.

Mark is also a regular presenter for BBC Morning Live, BBC Gardeners’ World, RHS Chelsea Flower Show, RHS Hampton Court Flower Show and RHS Tatton Flower Show and QVC.

Mark is also an Ambassador for Greenfingers, the national charity that creates inspiring gardens for children and their families to enjoy, the ‘Health, Wellbeing and Community’ Ambassador for Groundwork, the environmental community charity with a green heart and an Ambassador for Thrive, the national charity that uses gardening to positively change lives. Mark is also Patron of Core Landscapes, championing community gardens in urban environments and an Ambassador of Leonard Cheshire, the national and international charity supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As a Trustee for the Gardening with Disabilities Trust Mark assists disabled people to garden, and in turn help them live more independently.

Mark is a Pre-registered member of the Society of Garden Designers, member of the Garden Media Guild and the Professional Garden Consultants Association.

Please contact us for an initial consultation to discuss your requirements.

What makes us different?


  • multi-award-winning designs
  • world-class garden designs
  • creative ideas
  • individual plant selection
  • individual plant maintenance and care schedules
  • high-quality, bespoke designs
  • large gardens and estates
  • private clients
  • commercial clients
  • residential clients
  • meticulous planning
  • expert advice
  • overall management of the entire process
  • presentation of design solutions
  • full understanding of Part M building regulations and the requirements of disabled people
  • full understanding of CDM regulations
  • published garden writer
  • TV presenter
  • Radio broadcaster

Kent landscape design, working across the UK, with an excellent reputation for creating beautiful, bespoke gardens and estates:

  • Residential gardens
  • Commercial landscapes
  • Country estates
  • Large gardens
  • Small gardens
  • Town gardens
  • Country gardens
  • Elegant roof gardens
  • Resorts
  • Hotel gardens
  • Hospital gardens
  • Pocket parks
  • Property development sites
  • 55+ living estates
  • Charity gardens
  • Landscape architecture
  • Heritage & sensitive sites
  • Public spaces
  • Wellbeing gardens
  • Accessible and inclusive gardens
  • Sensory gardens
  • School gardens
  • Outdoor learning spaces
  • Community gardens
  • Retirement villages
Looking for personalised advice?

Please contact us to arrange an appointment on +44 1227 722 172 , or alternatively use our online contact form.