Melissa Jolly read Behavioural Science (BSc Hons) at Nottingham University and went onto to work for an independent television company making wildlife documentaries. Though she loved her job she was keen to be at home with her two children.


Having worked on the redevelopment of various residential properties she realised her passion for design, and for transforming space ran strong. She retrained in Garden Design at the Oxford College of Garden Design, graduating with Distinction.


Melissa combines her enthusiasm for nature and the outdoors with an understanding of construction and the analysis of space.

Melissa Jolly Garden Designer

Melissa is a regular contributor on BBC Radio Berkshire and has been asked to talk at various events.

She lives near Henley-on-Thames with her husband, two children and assortment of pets.