About Fiona Hopes
Fiona Hopes is a practising garden designer and consultant with over twenty years’ experience of designing and building gardens and landscapes.  She initially trained at Pershore College of Horticulture whilst working as a gardener on a large country estate, and has continued to study as her career has developed.

Fiona is a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers, and for many years took an active part in the running of the Society and the production of the Garden Design Journal. She is also a member of the Institute of Horticulture.

Fiona exhibits regularly at the Malvern Spring Gardening Show and at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, where she has won a series of gold medals for her innovative and inspirational gardens.

Fiona is author of ‘The Pruning Handbook’ (Hachette Livre, 2005), and writes on all aspects of garden design and environmental awareness.  She regularly gives talks and teaches on all aspects of garden design, sacred geometry, healing gardens, symbolism and energy patterns in the landscape.

Fiona's other interests include Earth healing through pilgrimage (with the Gatekeeper Trust), Feng Shui, dowsing, all forms of geomancy and the use of energy patterns to create sacred space in gardens and the landscape.



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