People

Greenes

The Company

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Greenes is an award-winning landscape practice offering a full design service to architects and home owners who are looking to create a striking and practical solution for their site.  We undertake residential and commercial projects of all sizes, ranging from luxury rooftops, town gardens and rural estates to care homes and hospital grounds.   Our gardens and landscapes vary in style from traditional to contemporary and are recognised for their bold architectural lines and stunning planting.  We pride ourselves on our attention to detail with historical and cultural components addressed whenever appropriate.

Donna Taplin

BSc (Hons) Landscape Designer

Donna Taplin Garden Designer

Before setting up Greenes with Stephen in 2009, Donna Taplin qualified with a BSc (Hons) Landscape and Garden Design from Writtle College, Chelmsford.  She went on to apprentice with the National Trust and Cambridge University Botanic Gardens, gaining her positions as Head Gardener to a 6-acre historic Regency estate in Sussex for 5 years and private consultancy work as a garden designer and ghost writer.  

Stephen Reilly

BSc (Hons) Landscape Designer

Stephen Reilly Garden Designer

Stephen Reilly is qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Landscape and Garden Design, and an HND (Hons) in Landscape Construction.  He apprenticed with Donna at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens and went on to collaborate for many years with two of the best known garden designers in Britain today.  He helped them win many awards including two gold and one gilver gilt at Chelsea Flower Show.  In 2007, he co-designed the Westland Chelsea Garden with Diarmuid Gavin, earning another silver gilt medal.  Before setting up Greenes, Stephen also ran his own plant nursery and landscape construction company in Ireland, worked on Groundforce with Alan Titchmarsh and advised Sir Terence Conran.

Ana Domingues

MSc Landscape Architect

Ana Domingues Landscape Architect

Ana Domingues is a freelance international Landscape Architect working on large European projects.  She produces professional CAD drawings for planning submissions, elevations, sections and construction details for clients and contractors.

David Thomas

Garden Illustrator

David Thomas Garden Illustrator

David Thomas is a renowned illustrator and has worked for numerous international garden designers, including Greenes over the last five years.  He is a graduate of The London College of Printing.  His portraiture work has been selected on four occasions for the BP Portrait Awards exhibition at the National Gallery, and his Trompe L'Oeil paintings are featured in several garden books and magazines.

Andy Stuart

Maintenance

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John Dick

Maintenance

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Kevin Tyson

Maintenance

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Isaac Brown

Maintenance

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Collaborations

Architects, interior designers and developers

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We design landscapes and gardens for private properties and public spaces, working closely with our clients.  We have undertaken projects with:

  • Sir Terence Conran
  • Diarmuid Gavin Designs
  • Morgan Carn Partnership
  • Jonathan Dunn Architects
  • WebsterHart
  • xobo design
  • PWJ Architects
  • 8Build
  • IE Structural Engineers
  • Nua Healthcare
  • ECE Architecture
  • AA Architects
  • Anchor Housing Trust
  • Kemp Town Enclosures
  • River Oaks Development
  • Woodman's Construction
  • Downer's Design