My Verandah

About
Landscape architect, Johanna MacMinn, has had 17 years of experience designing residential and commercial outdoor spaces. She began My Verandah in 2004 to focus her energies on her love of creating beautiful gardens, for beautiful people. Johanna is passionate about gardens, design and all things subtropical. She shares her enthusiasm for all regularly, as a garden design writer and as a contributor on Houzz.

Johanna has had the privilege of designing residential gardens for clients in Sydney, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Northern NSW. Her expertise is as expansive as her clients are varied. she is as comfortable helping couples design their ideal courtyard garden in the West End of Brisbane or inner city Sydney, as she is working on a master plan for a 100 acre property in Northern NSW.

Design Process
When meeting with Johanna for the first time you will begin the process with a consultation at your home, to discuss your garden vision and desired outcome. Throughout the one hour consultation, Johanna will provide design ideas and suggestions for improvements, you are encouraged to ask questions and take notes. Johanna will follow up with an individualised electronic mood board of concepts discussed as a visual recap of your meeting. The Initial consultation fee is $325. Subsequent meetings are charged at the hourly rate of $160.
If at the initial consultation you decide that you would like to proceed with a comprehensive garden concept plan, Johanna will provide a fee proposal when she provides details of the mood board. The $325 initial consultation fee is waived once the fee proposal has been accepted.

Included in the comprehensive garden concept plan are garden plans and notes detailing all aspects of the garden design. The completed plans are then shared with a talented team of garden makers who help bring the design to life.

If you would like to to book a consultation please call 0402629771 or make contact via the contact page http://www.myverandah.com.au/contact

Designing Beautiful Gardens with Heart

Testimonials

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Samantha English
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Nov 2017

Jo's easy going approach, dedication to customer service and vast knowledge of landscaping principles and design concepts made working with her very easy. Jo's focus is on creating beautiful gardens a... Read More

Margaret Flower
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2017

What a positive and rewarding experience! Jo has just transformed our building site to a very easy, livable green space. She is personable and relaxed while displaying ultimate professionalism which ... Read More

Marianne Dickie
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2017

Johanna came to my very very distraught large garden and has opened up my mind to the beautiful landscape I can create. With a small orchard cubby houses and lush gardens... If you are stuck for a vis... Read More

Jo Matthew
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Dec 2016

We gave Johanna the task of coming up with a design concept to turn our arid, hot front yard into an inviting front garden! She proved to have good local plant knowledge and was able to come up with ... Read More

kristen_lyons25
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2016

Jo listened carefully to who I was and my vision for the garden, and then brought her incredible sense of design, knowledge of plants and landscape materials, to create the perfect new backyard for me... Read More

yasminaisha
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Oct 2015

Jo was awesome, we had to replace 52m of a treed hedge whilst living away from the property. Jo worked with us via email and Pinterest. We valued her expertise and judgment in designing and arranging ... Read More

forsythg
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2015

I first noticed Johanna’s work on Houzz. After downsizing from a modern home with a manicured terraced garden we were lucky to find a unit with an extensive deck area. Johanna first visited us to d... Read More

bekmcdonald
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Oct 2014

Johanna MacMinn at My Verandah worked with our ideas and produced a perfect garden design for our traditional Queenslander. Her skills and expertise have provided such a lovely space for our forever ... Read More

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