Hillman Gardens client feedback and reviews



I would recommend Duncan and his team wholeheartedly; they’re super-efficient, very knowledgeable about plants and courteous. They turned my prairie dust bowl into a garden worthy of a magazine spread, I’m extremely happy with the results.

Alison – Bayston Road, N16




Duncan and his team were brilliant to work with throughout the entire process of completely redesigning our front and rear gardens. He offered invaluable advice when it came to the design process and was similarly helpful and intuitive through to completion. The project ran perfectly on time and within budget (which I’m sure many people will have experienced is typically not the case) and we’re absolutely delighted with the finished product. (…) craftsmanship and attention to detail is fantastic. Finally, everyone who worked on the job was considerate and approachable throughout, which was enormously appreciated. 

Thomas P – Elderfield Rd, E9




Just wanted to say a big thank you to Hillman Gardens for their amazing work landscaping my London garden.
From the first site meeting, Duncan’s knowledge, ideas and enthusiasm really shone through. He worked with my design ideas and helped make those ideas a reality, while at the same time making sure the whole thing came in on budget!
If you are looking for a landscaper with the rare ability of combining a really great eye for aesthetic detail with solid landscaping and construction knowledge then working with Duncan was a great experience – highly recommended!

Adrian M – Stoke Newington, N16




When we bought our house it hadn’t been lived in for over a year so as you can imagine our garden was a complete mess and very overgrown. I was apprehensive about starting work on the garden – we had just completely renovated the house which I found very stressful especially as we were unfortunate enough to experience some cowboy builders. Hillman Gardens have managed to completely transform the garden to the highest standard, every detail was considered and it was a completely stress free experience! Duncan and his team were punctual, well mannered, careful and tidy – the house, garden and lean to were left very tidy after each day. One of my favourite things about Hillman Gardens was the fact Duncan offered his opinion, so many other quoting landscapers I had round were happy to do whatever I asked them to whereas Duncan would suggest alternatives based upon his experience which have taken the garden to the next level.

Alice W, Queenswood Ave




(…) work and ideas have been excellent and have always completed on time and in budget. The quality of work has definitely contributed to maximising the value of the properties. I would not hesitate to recommend Hillman Gardens.

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Guys, thank you so much for a beautiful job! We are very pleased. Great work!

Mike F, Listria Park




Duncan turned our previously ugly, odd-shaped and unused small backyard into a stunningly beautiful fern-glade and decked area that is now a highlight of our house. We couldn’t be more thrilled; the result has greatly exceeded what we thought possible for the space. Duncan was polite, punctual and communicative throughout. He was very knowledgeable about plants, took great care with his work, and ensured that everything was done thoroughly and with care and attention. He cleaned up thoroughly at the end. We would absolutely use Duncan for any further landscaping work we might have and wholeheartedly and unreservedly recommend him.




Over the last six years my previous investment property company (Findlay Property Investment Ltd, 73 Broadway Market, London E8), used the gardening services provided by Duncan Hillman (…) some of the gardens were very dishevelled but when overhauled contributed markedly to the appeal and ultimately the negotiated sale price. Clients were always very satisfied with the results. All work was carried out in a timely manner and to an agreed specification to fit the client’s budget. I would recommend Hillman Gardens to anyone putting a property on the sale or rental market.

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Hillman Gardens helped me install some new garden lights in my family home. We wanted better light features for entertaining in the evenings. Duncan of Hillman Gardens dug a track around the garden and implanted the wiring partially below ground. He also planned the circuit and installed a transformer. This was all done without hiring an extra electrician! The job was neat and effective and has really added more use to the garden. Thank you for the new lights, they look great!

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Hillman Gardens helped me complete a design I had in mind for my garden, involving a curved path and a raised brick flower bed. With the help of a computer programme, my initial design was refined and a better blueprint produced. Hillman Gardens costed the work carefully, and the team arrived on time with energy and determination to deliver a careful and precise semicircular brick path and flower bed. It looks beautiful, great care and energy were taken to transform my small garden. Duncan of Hillman Gardens really listens and provides an intelligent, informed response. Everything was on time and as projected. It’s been amazing watching the progress in huge leaps every day. It was a pleasure to work with Duncan and team. Communication was easy and I am happy both to show the result and give a verbal reference. We are totally delighted with the garden!

Anne – Sutton Place, Hackney




Very pleased with project to replace tired lawn and rotten decking. Work was completed ahead of schedule. Can definitely recommend Hillman Gardens.

Ian M – Canonbury Park North, Islington




I have a south-facing wall at the bottom of my garden that traps a lot of heat during the day. The surrounding areas that touch or are near to the wall are also warmed. I wanted to make use of this heat to grow our own vegetables. Hillman Gardens designed, built, and waterproofed the sleeper construction to create the vegetable and flower bed. New mint sandstone paving was also laid in front of the sleepers to allow for a new outside dining area. Hillman Gardens did a great job and has transformed the utilisation of garden space. I was so pleased with the work I recommended their landscaping services to my neighbour.

Jon – Southborough Rd




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Hillman Gardens is consistently highly rated and has received the accolade of best landscaper Hackney by customers and industry professionals




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