At the heart of County Garden Management are our people - Horticulturists, Landscapers, Arborists, Designers and Consultants. With a love of horticulture and the great outdoors, our passionate and creative team endeavour to provide a thoughtful client service of the finest standards and work of reputable quality. Our edge comes from our highly practical and knowledgeable team, whom are continuously striving to deliver a project that surpasses the brief and expectations.
Founder & Director
Matthew Dawson is a Horticulturalist with an ethereal vision, his work is instinctive, poetic and honest. Matthew founded County Garden Management in 2007 to bring the practices of design, horticulture, landscaping and consultancy together within one management sphere.
Matthew leads on the design, direction, and development of County Garden Management; working closely and collaboratively with over 20 highly-skilled horticulturists and landscapers. Matthew approaches each project with detailed structure, artistic thought, and an ability to finely understand the needs of both the client and project; resulting in a garden to be enjoyed and loved through the unfolding seasons and textures of time.
Head of Business Development
Accomplished and professional, Benjamin joined County Garden Management in 2015. With a background in Architecture and Business Management, Benjamin brings a field of experience, knowledge, perceptive vision and creative aptitude to the team and projects.
Instrumental to the company’s development, growth and operations, Benjamin coordinates the management of client accounts, health and safety, communications and recruitment. Benjamin played a paramount role in guiding the company to enter and win the award: ‘Best in Category 2020 - Domestic & Maintenance’ at the Annual Association of Professional Landscapers Awards in London. A significant recognition for the company which Benjamin is considerably proud of.
Head of Horticulture
Since joining County Garden Management in 2016, Robert has been responsible for the organisation, management and planning on some of the company’s most important projects. As Head of Horticulture Robert oversees all aspects of the project from development through to delivery. Robert has been an integral part to the company’s successful growth over recent years.
With a background in Computing, Ecology and Conservation, and as a certified Arborist - Robert brings a wealth of experience, plant knowledge and expertise to the team and project. Welcoming a challenge, Robert approaches each project with focused intelligence and analytical efficiency. Robert culminates a transformed, atmospheric and functional space with a sensibility to nature at the fore.
Erudite, practical and systematic, Ryan joined County Garden Management in 2012, he has played an intrinsic role in some of the companies most celebrated projects. With background in landscape and amenity management, Ryan leads the landscape teams on a range of project builds and constructions.
Ryan is responsible for the projects management, operations, ground works and maintenance. Grounded in consistency and with a logical compass, Ryan is the epitome of resourcefulness.
JOIN THE TEAM
We are always looking for hard working and talented individuals to join our horticultural & landscape teams. We welcome applications from newly qualified candidates and those in the early stages of their careers.