About Us

Llevelo Garden Design is a multi-award winning Garden Design practice based on the Suffolk - Essex border and covering a wide range of gardens in Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, London and Hertfordshire.

We are committed to being a quality led garden design practice leading from the front in all aspects from creativity and client service to sustainability. Founded by Penelope Walker in 2017, Llevelos philosphosy is based on fully understanding their clients to enable them to deliver beautiful bespoke gardens.

Experienced in all elements of the Design and Build elements of Garden Design, Llevelo will guide you through the process seemlessly. We make all aspects of Garden Design as transparent as possible so our clients have full confidence in how the final garden will look before a spade hits the ground.

Llevelo Garden Design is a totally independent practice committed only to delivering quality design work and their clients. However, we do of course work alongside an array of skilled contractors including hard and soft landscapers, sculptors, water feature specialists, architects, interior designers, builders and planners. We have spent considerable time in building up a network of contractors who we are happy to recommend to our clients. We know our contacts are experts in their field and have confidence in their skill and reliability.

Award winning garden designs for Suffolk and Essex
Penelope Walker is an Award winning garden designer for Suffolk and Essex

About Penelope

Llevelo Garden Design was founded by Penelope Walker who had been working as garden designer for many years. Penelope’s ethos is very much client orientated and she enjoys the variety of design requests and challenges that she is presented with. Penelope has long had a deep passion for being outdoors, plants and design so a career in Garden and Landscape Design was a natural calling.

After graduating from the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London, Penelope spent a year working at The Place for Plants; a highly reputable independent Plant Nursery selling an everyday and unusual plants from perennials to shrubs and trees.

Penelope’s strength lies in her spatial awareness and ability to make a space fit for purpose as well as beautiful and reflective of its setting. Her particular passion is for gardens that promote wellbeing or 'Relaxation Gardens'. At The RHS Cheslea Flower Show, Llevelo was awarded five stars for their 'Calm and Wellbeing' garden for Hartley Botanic.

"The health benefits of being outdoors are well known and I enjoy taking this one step further in all of our garden designs by transforming them into truly relaxing spaces"

With extensive experience of listening to clients needs and delivering quality work, Penelope has vast knowledge of what is required to design and implement a range of gardens and landscapes as well as a real eye for style.

I cannot thank Penelope enough for our garden design! Her eye for detail, natural flair and passion for her work was truly amazing and we are so delighted with the final result.


From our first meeting with Penelope she was very much in tune with our requirements having spent a good amount of time listening and providing ideas. From this she produced a design that we were delighted with.

I consider myself to be quite fussy but I could not fault her approach and attention to detail which was first class.

For a professional and quality service look no further.


I would highly recommend Penelope of Llevelo Design. From the initial concept to completion her work was professional & always responded promptly to all queries. She interpreted my ideas perfectly & produced a design which has resulted in a small but beautiful & peaceful sanctuary for myself & the wildlife.

lynne borges | COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Our services

Full Service Garden Design and fulfilment

For an end to end service, our garden design and project oversight options deliver a clear step by step plan and then co-ordination of the garden build.

Planting Plans

Our planting plans can be selected as a stand alone design service. We still put you at the centre of the design but work within the predefined borders to refresh the garden.

Planning Application

We are experienced in liaising with local authorities and delivering the details and specifications required. This service can be used either in conjunction with our design services or as a stand alone feature as required.

Commercial Garden Design

We know that time and value are key when it comes to commercial projects. That's why we focus on short lead times and value add when working with developers to increase saleability and kerb appeal.
The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

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