Our Process &


Ben Scott provides a full design service for projects of varying size, complexity and cost. Below is a breakdown of the service in stages. 



the Brief

  • Discuss project requirements.

  • Understand your needs.

  • Provide fee proposal.

  • Acceptance of fee proposal.



Drawing Package

  • Detailed construction drawing package undertaken.

  • Detailed schedules and design specifications.


Concept Design & Design Development

  • Concept Design Package.

  • Client feedback & Development

  • Town Planning Submission (if required)


Construction Tendering

& Project Supervision

  • Construction drawings sent to high quality contractors for pricing.

  • Evaluate tender submissions.

  • Site visits during construction to ensure a high quality garden is built.

  • Recommend maintenance contractor for nurturing of garden.

Meet the Team

Our deliberately small team ensures our director, Ben Scott is personally involved in every step of the design process. 

Ben Scott


Bachelor of Applied Science (Horticulture)
Graduate Certificate (Landscape Architecture)

Ben Scott is a Garden Designer and Horticulturist with qualitifications in Applied Science and Landscape Architecture from the University of Melbourne. 


He founded Ben Scott Garden Design in 2009. The studio specialises in creating site-specific, cohesive outdoor spaces featuring a rich diversity of plants and natural materials.


With 20 years’ experience designing private, multi-residential and commercial gardens, Ben brings a thorough understanding of planning and construction standards to every project. A true plantsman, his horticultural background and impeccably honed design skills underpin the sophisticated and considered spaces he creates. 


Ben’s work regularly features in magazines, newspapers and books. His Flinders project has been featured in 3 books, including features on 2 covers. 

Candice Teok

Landscape Architect

Masters of Landscape Architecture (Dist)

Bach. of Landscape Architecture (Dist)

Diploma in Environment Design

Candice Teok is a Landscape Architect experienced in the private and public sector. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture from RMIT University. 


Candice previously worked in practices which developed infrastructure design for public spaces and large scale residential developments. She is currently a Sessional Tutor at RMIT University in the Landscape Architecture masters degree program.  


Her painterly and ethereal graphic style captures the intimacy of gardens, helping the client to visualise the design proposal. Candice brings to the Ben Scott Garden Design team her expertise in communications, spatial design and understanding of site specificity and function.


Flexibility in spaces and lush planting palettes that celebrate movement throughout the seasons are key elements of her garden designs. 

Garden Location Map

Ben Scott Garden Design services clients Australia wide.

The map below locates an overview of areas with our completed gardens.

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Your journey begins here. Get in touch.


Level 01, 26 Liddiard Street

Hawthorn Victoria 3122 Australia

General Enquiries

(03) 9819 6566 


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