Richard Key

“A fellow of the Society is someone who has made an exceptional contribution to the SGD or to the garden design profession.”  Society of Garden Designers

Richard Key Garden Designer Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

Richard Key is an award-winning garden designer based in Buckinghamshire with over 30 years’ experience.

Richard designs outdoor spaces that blend seamlessly with their surroundings and provide a peaceful space for play, relaxation and outdoor living. He brings with him a wealth of horticultural experience resulting in designs and planting schemes that work in harmony with each other and their surroundings.

society of garden designers member Richard Key Bucks and Oxon

An elected Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers and Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Society from 1996-1998, Richard is passionate about great design, and as a result founded Key Gardencare Ltd,  to provide year long garden maintenance ensuring that his designs continue to delight.

Richard Key FSGD

Landscape and Garden Designer

T: 01844 238823
07710 159004

Award Winning

Richard’s designs have seen him win some high-profile awards including at The Chelsea Flower Show and The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show as well as a major award from the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI).


Richard has lectured for The Society of Garden Designers, The English Gardening School at The Chelsea Physic Garden and for the Garden Design School. He has also lectured on garden design at Middlesex University, The University of Central England and Barnsdale Gardens.


When he is not winning awards or lecturing, Richard is also a published author and has written several books on garden design and construction, as well as contributing to other major publications and magazines.

If you’d like to know more about how Richard can help you realise your perfect outdoor space, then please get in touch 

Garden Designer

An award-winning landscape and garden designer, Richard Key is the ideal person to give advice and help you design your garden.