About Us

Henrietta Murray-Wicks Studio is a young, creative and ambitious garden and landscape design practice, making elegant exterior spaces in the UK and abroad. A small award-winning studio based in London, Henrietta creates exterior spaces that reflect her design ethos of combining naturalism and modernity. She takes a balanced and considered approach to all of her gardens, listening to the requirements of the client, the building and the setting to creatively find design and planting solutions for even the most neglected of spaces. Whilst working for leading UK designers Andy Sturgeon and Luciano Giubbilei, Henrietta amassed a wealth of experience, designing, detailing and project managing both residential and commercial landscape projects in the UK, Europe and the USA. Henrietta's experience also includes involvement with numerous gold medal winning show gardens and was an integral part of the design team for the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden which won the highly sought after accolade of 'Best in Show’.

What services do you provide?

Garden & Landscape Design

How would you describe your style?

Inspired by the delicate use of natural materials, we look to use plants and form arrangements of space that leave a lasting impression.

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

A main feature of this small London garden is the central tapestry lawn. My clients were after a space that was very seasonal, full of flower and immersive. A pairing of one partner’s desire for an architectural feel to the overall garden and the other’s more natural, slight desire for wilderness was how the wildflower meadow become a central feature, yet was retained by a crisp framework of hard materials. The view from the inside of the house was key and the clients wished to feel that they could experience the British seasons. The upper terrace is formed of English Yorkstone to create a space for a couple of lounge chairs to sit below the canopy of an umbrella shaped sculptural tree and look towards the ponds through the ever-changing wildflower lawn. A clipped framework of a Hornbeam hedge runs alongside the Yorkstone path, and leads you to a lower more shaded gravel area, planted with a combination of different more shade and water loving plants. A gravel opening allows a couple of chairs to be positioned overlooking the water, and an option of a fire pit for warming cooler evenings. The last three images show a selection of images if gardens created in the past few years.

Images 1-4: Richard Bloom Photography