Mark Lane

News BUILD Architecture Awards have just informed us that we have won Landscape Designer of the Year 2020 (UK), for demonstrating expertise within our given field, dedication to client service and satisfaction, and commitment to excellence, quality and innovation. Mark says: We were not expecting this. The Award is a wonderful surprise. Over the years, […]

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News Platinum Magazine, June-July Issue with Mark Lane’s regular Gardening Column The June/July issue of Platinum magazine is now out. Showcasing the start of Mark’s regular gardening column. Every month Mark shares his horticultural knowledge. And answering questions, giving short quick tips to get your garden into shape for the year. From sowing seeds to […]

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News YouTube channel by Mark Lane Hi everyone, I have just launched my new YouTube Channel Please take a look. Every week I shall be sharing Gardening Tip Videos and every Saturday morning at 11:00 GMT I shall be streaming a LIVE Gardening Clinic where you can send me your gardening questions. I shall cover: […]

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News Mark Lane’s new book Royal Gardens of the World can now be pre-ordered via Amazon at Amazon Royal Gardens of the World is a stunning exploration of 21 of the world’s most celebrated gardens, from the formal splendour of Versailles to the organic, sustainable Highgrove. Through beautiful photographs and vivid descriptions, discover the unique style […]

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We received the news today that my practice Mark Lane Designs has been awarded, by the judging panel at Build Architecture Awards, ‘Most Innovative Garden & Landscape Design Company 2019’ for our expertise in the garden design field, our dedication to the industry as well as exceptional client / customer service, with an ongoing commitment […]

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BBC Gardeners’ World presenter and Kent garden designer Mark Lane will be fielding tricky questions from John Humphrys when he appears on Celebrity Mastermind on BBC One on Friday 21 December at 8.30pm. Joining him on the pre-Christmas edition will be broadcaster Reverend Richard Coles, BBC Media Editor Amol Rajan and Celebrity Big Brother winner […]

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BBC Gardeners’ World presenter and Kent garden designer Mark Lane will be fielding tricky questions from John Humphrys when he appears on Celebrity Mastermind on BBC One on Friday 21 December at 8.30pm. Joining him on the pre-Christmas edition will be broadcaster Reverend Richard Coles, BBC Media Editor Amol Rajan and Celebrity Big Brother winner […]

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Mark asked to host the 2018 Staff Awards for Leonard Cheshire at the stunning Carlton House Terrace, just off the Mall and Buckingham Palace. A special moments when staff, who work above and beyond their roles, are thanked for the work they undertake. Mark’s speech: Thank you for inviting me to the Awards. About a […]

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Community wellbeing garden for Canterbury Christ Church University. I have the great pleasure in working with the University estates’ department and Kent Enterprise Trust to create a haven for students, staff and visitors with the provision of mental and emotional support. Although most interaction is talking based support, the Community Oasis [wellbeing] Garden (COG) will […]

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Mark Lane teams up with Leonard Cheshire and the NGS Mark has made a short film http://www.leonardcheshire.org/marklane to coincide with Gardens and Health Week, run by the National Garden Scheme, and is delighted to be designing a sensory garden for Leonard Cheshire’s Agate House. Mark says, “Gardens and Health Week and Gardening is a great way […]

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Read Mark’s story in the Index Lifestyle magazine. Learn how he became a garden designer, his passion for design and plants and how his TV career started with the BBC. Click on the following link for further information https://www.indexmagazine….

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Award-winning garden designer Mark Lane appears in the glossy Surrey Life magazines. Read by thousands of people, Mark is delighted to appear in such a series of publications.
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Greenfingers have been creating magical gardens for children, family members, staff and visitors at children’s hospices for some time. Expanding the brand, Mark has been asked to design the first outdoor space for young people aged 11-19 with Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Speech, Language and Communication difficulties at Garratt Park School, Wandsworth, London, […]

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Mark is delighted to become a supporter of the national and international charity Leonard Cheshire and ‘Can do Gardening’ campaign. Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Mark says: Gardens and gardening offer an immeasurable sense of wellbeing, both physically and mentally. The therapeutic benefits of […]

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In its second year, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show returns. Mark presents from the floral marquees, looking at plants with a story, interviewing the knowledgeable exhibitors, meeting and chatting with a local Derbyshire nursery owner and sets the scene with a Rudyard Kipling poem.       

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Mark Lane

As part of the Melanoma Fund’s ‘ridiculous’ gardening campaign, Mark had a great time transforming into and striking the ever-popular pose of Tommy Cooper, with a horticultural twist. Celebrity gardeners are getting behind a national campaign, using humour to help fight melanoma. Mark Lane, David Domoney, Adam Frost and David Stevens will all appear dressed up […]

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A new article about Mark’s career, garden design work, BBC work and personal life is revealed in Kent’s range of Index magazines. ‘Design for Life’ looks at Mark’s low points as well as his high points and charts Mark’s change of career path into landscape and garden design. Several of Mark’s designs are showcased in […]

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