Wendy Ball is the director and owner of Embrace Landscape Design, a boutique landscape design studio in Sydney. For over a decade she has worked as a landscape design consultant. She is passionate about nature and allowing each design to enhance wellness and joy through creativity and functionality. Wendy is qualified in Applied Science as well as Landscape Design and is a member of AILDM.
A boutique landscape design studio
Our boutique orientation strives to position the client first. We pride ourselves on connection, communication and care; always attentive and discerning, listening well to your brief, dreams and desires.
Connection: This aspect of our work is multifaceted. We work hard to ensure our planning process positions the design within the unique habitat of the project. We focus to re-align spaces to be environments of connection and engagement.
Communication: Our personal approach ensures you are given ample opportunity to communicate with us throughout the project. We collaborate throughout the consultation from concept awareness, design through to DA application and engagement of constructors. We will proactively and transparently advise on costs and presenting issues so there are no hidden surprises.
Care: Landscape projects require precise detail, creativity and immense care. We embrace each project with passion, combining scientific principles with artistic beauty and sustainability. Our approach will result in a project that is carefully crafted with diligence and professionalism.
A word from our clients
"Wendy’s garden design has completely changed our lives. She has transformed our garden into an area of peace and relaxation. We now spend hours being outside enjoying the views she has created and also watching the wildlife that now regularly visit. The garden is beautiful whilst being low maintenance and gardening is also now a pleasure rather than a chore."
– Rolly & Kes, Epping North
"Wendy is creative, thorough and really takes the time to understand the client’s needs and is able to transform their ideas into practical and well-suited garden designs. I never hesitate to recommend Wendy’s services to clients. From a contractor’s point of view, I really love working on anything designed by Wendy! Her designs are well thought out, practical, interesting, and achievable! Easy to read, easy to interpret, easy to bring to life!"
– Dan, DSE Landscapes Pty Ltd
“We are delighted to recommend Embrace Landscape Design. Our block presented some particular difficulties, being steeply sloping and rocky. Wendy developed a design that complimented the natural bush setting with attractive planting and architectural elements. Her design worked within our budget and gave us a garden that has continued to grow in beauty since it was established. We have been complimented on its design many times and it has flourished through all weather conditions. Wendy’s advice throughout the process of building our garden was invaluable.”
– Scott & Suzanne Stanton, Menai
"I have had the opportunity to construct four landscape projects designed by Wendy Ball; two residential and two in a commercial setting. They included a combination of soft planting and hard landscape elements such as paved spaces, pergolas and arbours, large shade structures, pathways, water features and private reflective spaces. Wendy‘s creative capacity transformed dull spaces into something very special. As a builder, it was a pleasure to work with a landscape designer who had a pragmatic and flexible approach to resolving the inevitable challenges that arise during construction."
– Peter Cipollone, Builder
"We could not rate Wendy highly enough for her dedication and talent. She has gone above and beyond in designing our new front and backyard and nailed the brief."
– Daniel & Catherine, Illawong
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