Graham Burgess
Deva Inspired Gardening 
in partnership with
Graham Burgess

 

 

Graham Burgess is a writer, poet, painter, and designer of a wide range of creative projects.  He trained at the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew which launched a very illustrious career. He supervised half of the grounds at Arboretum South; and was later a Director with the John Lewis Partnership, England’s favourite retailer, dealing with many prestigious gardens including the world’s best water garden at Longstock park. His role included landscaping round shops factories and warehouses and roof gardens.

 

He is Director of Whitchurch Arts, England and Chairman of The Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship South Association. His Katherine of Aragon Garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was full of symbolism and pleased the present Queen. His Beatles Maze at Britain’s only International Garden Festival won The Premiere Prize.  

 

He is renowned in his knowledge of botany and aquatic plants, as well as his design of mazes, oriental garden scapes, and sustainable landscapes.

 

He ran a commercial hardy stock nursery and currently runs a specialist aquatic plant nursery. He has supplied Nymphaeas to Claude Monet’s Garden at Giverny, France; and conducted extensive work overseas including in the Caribbean, California, Canary Islands, France, Spain, Scotland, Wales and China.

 

In addition to designing Lord Bath’s favourite labyrinth, the labyrinth of Love, he designed a full sized Stonehenge. It was not built but he is now on a team to build a New Stonehenge, complete.

 

Graham Burgess and Dana Osborn have collaborated on numerous projects bringing together inspired ventures that offer one-of-a-kind landscape architecture that is imbued with timeless qualities.