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What's got you stuck in your garden? Whatever it is, get unstuck with a 'Coach Me' session. Only available if you live in the Auckland area, an onsite garden design coaching session is an excellent way to figure out how to make the most of your existing garden spaces. Ideal for the new or novice gardener or hands-on DIY'er who wants some expert garden design advice, but doesn't want or require a full garden plan!

Whether you're trying to sort your urban jungle, planning a property spruce up prior-to listing your home for sale, or you simply want to improve your outdoor spaces for your own enjoyment, we can help you. During the 'Coach Me' session you'll learn what you can do to make your garden look and function better while walking your property with our lead designer, Kerry. Exploring ideas, discuss landscaping options, and get on-the-spot guidance, practical advice, and simple DIY garden improvement tips.

Following the coaching session you can:

  • Proceed with your garden makeover based on the on-site discussions and the post-consultation suggestions that Kerry will create for you following your onsite coaching session. 

  • Opt-in for additional planting design help with a site-specific plant palette or garden design service.

Award winning garden designer, Kerry Speirs, doing an onsite garden design coaching session. Shes's standing in a garden courtyard holding a clipboard and wearing a sun hat. There are plants and outdoor furniture in the background.

$299 - Local Zone
$399 - Surcharge Zone


A small, lush small Auckland garden designed with palms and white flowering shrubs.


Have a 60-minute, one-on-one, garden design coaching session, at your property with our award-winning, lead garden designer!

  • Look at your garden like an expert as you get a crash course in garden design changes that will instantly improve your property.

  • Get site-specific advice, ideas & tips to resolve issues and make your garden look, feel, and function better.

  • Tap into insider info on where to source plants, materials, and garden components that will upgrade your outdoor spaces.

  • After the on-site coaching session, receive additional follow-up info on how best to improve your outdoor space.


If you're a novice gardener or DIY landscaper living in the Auckland metro area, you'll learn invaluable tricks-of-the-trade during your 60-minute, one-on-one, garden design coaching session. Similar to a 'Walk & Talk' garden design consultation, your 'Coach Me' session is a chance to walk your property with an expert - our award-winning garden designer Kerry. She is full of enthusiasm and ideas and will provide honest feedback on what's working and what's not, share tips to fast-track your success, and teach you garden design tricks that will stay with you for life!

You'll receive on-the-spot tips for easy fixes and affordable solutions to transform your property and you can ask her any questions that have you stumped. Express learn the garden design changes that will instantly improve the look, feel, and functionality of your garden. No need to feel embarrassed about your garden's condition. We've seen it all before, and we assure you, it can get better quickly! After the onsite coaching session, you'll be well on your way to unlocking your property's potential. There's no pressure to commit to additional design services, but if you're interested, we can provide follow-up design help. 

Avoid delays - purchase the on-site garden design coaching session now using the form below, and Kerry will be in touch within 24 hours to set up a time to visit your property for your 'Coach Me' session.


How soon can you visit my property for my coaching session?

Autumn and winter coaching sessions are usually scheduled a minimum of one week in advance. In peak season (spring and summer) lead times may be as long as 3 -4 weeks, so we advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

You're welcome to give us a call to check lead times or book a slot before purchasing the service. 

Do I get a plan after my coaching session?

Landscape plans require considerable thought and time to prepare and therefore are not able to be included as part of the coaching session.  However, a checklist is provided to you as a plan of attack and a record of the ideas discussed.

Do you offer a free onsite consultation service?

Our lead designer's time is valuable and charged accordingly, therefore all consultations, coaching sessions and site visits incur a fee. If you'd like a complimentary chat, you're welcome to book a call back or just give us a call at your convenience.

If I live in Auckland, but outside of your definedĀ  'local Auckland area', can I still book an onsite coaching session?

In this scenario, just give us a call or email to let us know your address. We'll simply calculate the cost of the additional travel time, add it to the standard consultation fee, and if you're okay with the extra cost, we'll send you an invoice. 

If the cost doesn't align with your budget, consider our Ask-An-Expert online garden design consultation as an alternative.