Our Team

Andy Dean – Creative and Managing Director
NOCN Organic Horticulture, RHS 2 & 3

Andy began studying Organic Horticulture in 2004 and continued learning with the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) at the Bristol Botanic Gardens. For more than 10 years he has been designing and building gardens.
Andy holds a strong belief that our contact with nature and the natural environment enriches our lives. With this in mind he works to help the process of experiencing the potential of our outside space.

He retains a strong sense of style, keeping abreast of international garden design, and landscape architecture and strives to marry strong and exciting design with the nurturing of wildlife and the wider environment.

Andy loves to collaborate and appreciates the value of shared experience. As well as building his own designs, he also builds gardens for Louise Bastow of Gold Medal Winning Alchemy Garden Design and Margie Hoffenung Garden Design (based in the Cotswolds and formerly of the Highgrove Estate). Andy also collaborates with CaSA Architects, an award winning Bath based practice dedicated to combining original contemporary design with sound sustainable principles.

 

Sebastian Sawicki and Russell Harris and Kyle Haynes are our full-time landscapers.

Sebastian came to join BlueSky Landscapes after moving back West after 3 years in London working for two of the top landscaping firms there. Sebastian is now landscaper/site manager and his conscientiousness, attention to detail and hard work are a credit to him.

Russell (Gruff) has taken a full-time role with the company having previously worked part-time for us for and another well respected garden designer. As well as good cheer and enthusiasm, Russell brings an experience of garden maintenance and landscaping.

Kyle joined us in winter 2016 after relocating from Buckinghamshire. Kyle ran his own landscaping business there for 5 years and is a welcome member to the company bringing great experience amd practical knowledge.

Our landscapers are all Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and Register of Landbased Operatives (ROLO). Health & Safety and Environmental awareness certificated by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI).

We swell the team when required with a bank of trusted sub-contracted tradesmen including landscapers, plumbers and electricians.

 

Barry Watton – Gardener, RHS 2

Barry joined BlueSky Landscapes in 2015  and looks after our maintenance contracts. Barry has studied with the Royal Horticultural Society at the Bristol Botanic Gardens for their qualification level certificate 2.

Barry is extremely detailed and conscientious and brings knowledge and experience to the care of the gardens that we look after.