Alexa is a London-based planting designer, collaborating with landscape architects and garden designers in the UK. Her clients include McWilliam Studio and Dutch Landscape Architects. She provides planting design expertise on a range of projects, including large residential, public realm and commercial developments.
She advocates for planting schemes that are unique to their project’s design. Each planting scheme is bespoke and tailored to the site conditions and story.
Alexa started working in the industry in 2018, designing gardens in east London, having trained at Capel Manor College. She went on to earn a diploma in Planting Design with distinction at London College of Garden Design in 2021, also winning the college prize as the student with the highest mark in their year. Her time there inspired her to focus on providing planting design expertise to other professionals in the industry.
In 2023 she won a silver medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with The Sadler’s Wells East Garden, sponsored by Project Giving Back. In 2018 she won a silver merit award at BBC Gardeners’ World Live with her Beautiful Border, ‘Useful and Beautiful’.
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