Tim Mackley Garden Design
In business terms, do you expect 2013 to be better than 2012?
As long as the weather’s better than last year, I’m confident 2013 will be a better year.
What is your most important piece of machinery/equipment?
My drawing board, the starting point of all new designs.
How is sustainability embedded within your business?
Starting from the initial brief I try to get clients to think about their garden in a more sustainable way.
How do you find new clients?
Usually by recommendation or website enquiries.
How important is social media as communication?
I’m on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. As more people engage with social media, so its importance as a marketing vehicle will increase further.
Describe yourself in three words.
Passionate, self-motivated, easy-going.
Your most inspirational garden?
I love Hidcote – each garden room has its own appeal.
Your dream job?
A very large garden with unlimited budget and an open-minded client. We can all dream.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I used to be a DJ.
First album you ever bought?
The Police – Outlandos d’Amour.