We’ll definitely be using Form & Foliage to create our next oasis -regardless of the fact we now live in Sydney!
My husband and I had always wanted a subtropical garden, a real sanctuary to come home and escape to. We went to the home show and surveyed the many landscape artists, choosing who we thought was the perfect designer. Unfortunately what we received was several poor and unrealistic designs, at a very exorbitant price.Then a friend suggested Michael from Form & Foliage – he was an absolute godsend! Michael designed the perfect tranquil garden – just what we’d imagined. He listened impeccably, made wonderful suggestions and followed the brief to a tee. What’s more he did it with incredible flair and style, and came in right on budget.”Kelly Swanson Roe
The attention to detail in the clarity of the drawings he prepares greatly assist us as architects.
Michael Wheatcroft has been the landscape consultant on many of our projects. The projects have been both residential and commercial in nature. The scope of work that he has performed has been a full design service. Michael has designed the landscaping and prepared the necessary drawings and written work for resource consent submission and approval.
We have always found Michael’s work to be excellent.
The varied nature of the projects goes to show the broad scope of his skills. We have found Michael to be very professional and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend his services.
Nicola Herbst – Herbst Architects
We interviewed a number of landscape designers but were really taken by Michael’s clear communication and his responsiveness to all of our requests and requirements. He genuinely listened to what we wanted for our garden and came up with a design that we both loved and which complemented the house perfectly.
The garden has been finished for almost a year now and it has been a real pleasure watching the garden grow and mature, and watching Michael’s design really work with our day to day lifestyle. I would have no hesitation in recommending Michael to anyone else and in fact I already have!”
– Stefan Azzopardi
We were so pleased with Michael’s work first time around we called him back in. Again he took the time to understand what we wanted and completely transformed the garden. We are very pleased with the results.”
– Les Wootton
After presentation of the preliminary landscape plan we were inspired to incorporate a spa pool. The thorough and creative design process enabled us to consider the options for the spa pool and during the course of construction we also decided to add two raised vegetable gardens. The landscaping also included decking, paths, concrete, a small pergola, mowing strips, stone letterboxes planting and lawns. Everything has been expertly constructed.Our garden is now an outdoor extension of our home, with the spa pool tucked away where we can sit back, relax and look back on the house. We are very happy to recommend the team at Form & Foliage.”
– Murray Smith & Susan Nemith
Steve here. Thank you so much for the fantastic garden that you have created for us. Every night I flick on the lights to enjoy the ambience and the feeling of living in a resort!
Even during these could nights I dare to venture out and sit on one of the Cape Cods and enjoy being in the middle of our garden looking up at the stars in the sky (truly a softie!)
Once again, thank you, for creating our dream garden and for the professional manner in which everything was done.”
– Steve Samuela and Shona Hurndell
– Anna Hanson
We wanted to create more space and functional area as well as a new and fresh look. After concept planning and scoping the budget with Michael, we pushed the “go’ button. Michael and his team were excellent throughout the construction phase with an ability to change for last minute ideas and additions as discussed. The work was done professionally and completed within budget.
We are now thoroughly enjoying our new look and functionality. It has certainly added a new dimension to our environment. I have every confidence in recommending Michael for a sharp concept & design with a professional job done on time and within budget. Thank you.”
– Jason Morris
Experienced and creative planning of the landscape was pivotal in coordinating all of the external elements of the Academy and engaging with the many other consultants involved in the project.
Form and Foliage delivered their services professionally and on time, often within very tight time constraints. They responded with sound solutions to the many changes during the projects construction and the result is an impressive, easy care landscape for the Academy.
Michael Wheatcroft is an honest and friendly person who has good rapport with people (the client, consultant Team and the Council).
I have no hesitation recommending him to prospective clients.”
– Joehan Young