Belldesigns can solve a number of site problems with permaculture solutions, providing you with beautiful garden features in a healthy, easy to maintain garden design.
Affordable Permaculture landscape designs
Maryanne Bell is a Permaculturalist and Landscape Designer who created the business Belldesigns in 2015 to make a positive difference to landscaping practices in Australia. Belldesigns provides affordable consultancy, Permaculture designs and educational courses. See Our Designs page and Consultation page of this website and our soon to be created educational website.
THE DESIGN PROCESS
Know your site
identify what is and isn't working
take photos, draw sketches, collect plant labels
note position of site to North position and sunpath
think about what you'd like to improve/change
research and collect images and create a scapbook
Discuss your needs
contact Belldesigns for a 1 hour consultation Package 1: communicate your needs and desires and receive advice and A4 sized rough sketch
research further and implement yourself or contact a Landscape Constructing firm listed on website LNA Master Landscapers http://www.landscapenswact.com.au/landscaper-directory.html
contact Belldesigns for Package 2: drawings and plans; after further discussions Belldesigns will create a Preliminary Concept Plan; discuss further and sign contract with initial payment for full drawings and plans
Receive your plan
again discuss Preliminary Concept Plan:engage specialists if necessary such as surveyors, engineers, hydrologists
discuss further and after final payment receive final Concept Plan with planting schedules and material specifications and written report
Coloured Site Analysis drawing for Hazelbrook client - notice the access and water problems on this sloping site
Coloured simple Concept drawing/plan for the same client - notice the altered front garden, widened and improved driveway and plantings. Water problems addressed with berms and swales in front garden and the use of decking to aid access to all parts of the property.