Melanie Hick

Meet the designer of The Climate-Forward Garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2024

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Melanie Hick is an Australian garden designer based in London who designs bespoke garden retreats for professional clients. A career-changer, Melanie worked in the media before retraining in garden design at Capel Manor College. Her designs focus on connecting people, together and to nature, with sustainable principles as standard. Her designs emphasise low water use plants and climate resilient materials using her knowledge of climate extremes in Australia and the UK.

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Melanie says: “I have been a life-long gardener, growing up in leafy Melbourne Australia. I took a huge leap to make a career change in mid-life after having children because I wanted to give people the kind of outdoor experiences I had growing up. Connecting with nature, nurturing plants and loving design are my key drivers. I create bespoke garden retreats that connect people to each other and nature. I hope the Climate-Forward Garden shows people everywhere that thinking of the climate when creating gardens can be easy and beautiful.”

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