Welcome to the Tim Austen Garden Designs website

Explore Tim’s designer gardens, book a consultation, or read his gardening blog to get  tips and ideas

As a result of his creativity, design expertise and passion for creating gardens, Tim has become one of Ireland’s best known garden and landscape designers.


No matter what your desires are for your space, whether large or small, he will expertly create a beautiful and special garden just for you incorporating your preferred features and in-tune with your lifestyle and tastes. His portfolio displays some of the types of gardens that he has been involved in creating. In summary, he feels his style is where “formal meets natural” having a love of both classical design and wild landscapes; he likes to draw inspiration from each.


Whilst concentrating on developing a portfolio of private and public garden commissions, he has also exhibited 5 large show gardens at Bloom in the Park in Dublin (Ireland’s premier garden design show), 3 of them gold medal winners. His gardens won the peoples’ favourite garden vote in both 2008 and 2014, and he received the coveted best overall garden award in 2009. He is a familiar face having appeared as both a garden design judge and design mentor on RTÉ television’s Super Garden gardening series.


Tim is a fully accredited member of the Garden and Landscape Designers Association (GLDA), Ireland’s only body providing accreditation to professional garden designers. His design practice is a Member of the Irish Landscape Institute.


Please follow Tim’s garden design blog or connect with him on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for regular updates. Book a talk with him for your gardening or social event or visit the Austen studio in Wicklow town for a personal consultation, we’d be delighted to meet you!