Guest lecturers

Not only do Garden Design School students on all of our garden design courses benefit from the expert training of the school’s principals, Robin Templar Williams and Moira Farnham, but they also receive invaluable tuition from a wealth of the industry’s top specialists. Garden Design School is proud to offer lectures from the following industry experts:

Mike Shackleton

Mike Shackleton,

Ornamental Garden Lighting Ltd
Specialist Subject: 
Lighting Design

Ian Humby|Specialist Subject:Surveying

Ian Humby

MRICS, AMInsc CES
Ian Humby Ltd, Chartered Land Surveyor
Specialist Subject: 
Surveying

Stuart Gibbs|Guest Lecturer-Garden Design School

Stuart Gibbs

Cotswold Gardeners Ltd
Specialist Subject: 
Specifications and 
Contract Documents 
Health and safety, Risk Assessment

Nicholas Wray|Guest Lecturer-Garden Design School

Nicholas Wray

MHort (RHS) F.I.Hort 
Curator, University of Bristol Botanic Garden
Specialist Subject: Plant Science, Classification 
and Nomenclature 


Tony Lane|Guest Lecturer-Garden Design School

Tony Lane

F.Arbor.A., MIC For., MRICS,  HND RRM., Tech.Cert.Arbor.A.
A M Lane Ltd
Specialist Subject: Arboriculture (Trees)

Lisa Cox|Garden Designer|Guest Lecturer

Lisa Cox
MSGD

Lisa Cox Garden Designs.  
Specialist subject: Business start-up and marketing

Lisa Cox|Garden Designer|Guest Lecturer

Martin Kelley
Fairwater Limited
Specialist Subject: Water Design