Garden Design People

Horticulturists, builders and landscapers.... That's us! We are fully qualified garden designers!

Living Pictures by Tony Stanton is the result of a hobby that grew into a passion and then into a business. The business was registered in 1999 and run as a part time enterprise for two years. Growth was rapid and the business went fulltime and took on its first employee in 2001. We are now one of Adelaide's longest established and most successful garden designers. 

Our specialty is garden design. We want to use our skills to design practical, functional and beautiful gardens that meet our clients' specific  needs. They are designed to the family's particular sense of style with a strong focus on how the space will be used and with due regard to the architecture of the home.

Since our very beginning we have been involved in designing low maintenance and low water-use gardens. This has largely been a response to the very busy lifestyles of our clients. That experience now proves extremely useful to clients responding to the threat of water restrictions. One client even said  'It's such a beautiful garden, you'd never guess it was drought-proof.' We can assist our clients to landscape the gardens for themselves or we can manage the installation on their behalf.

Principal Designer Tony Stanton

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Principal Designer Tony Stanton holds a degree in Microbiology, Certificate three in Horticulture, is a licenced building supervisor and is a member of the Master Builder's Association. Tony has been designing and project managing gardens for over twenty years. Tony's role is to oversee every design to ensure functionality. He will also assist the designers where interesting building solutions are required on steep slopes, small gardens or gardens with pipes, tanks or easements intruding on the space.


Kerry Reed

Kerry Reed is an experienced garden designer. She holds a Degree in design studies and a Diploma of Garden Design. For the last six years she has been employed in the commercial garden design field. Kerry is enjoying designing private gardens and is contributing right across our portfolio in both large and small gardens.


Anne-Marie Stanton

Anne-Marie Stanton is our office manager and all round admin genius! She is responsible for ensuring that all of our admin systems work efficiently. She is also everybody's favourite person on Wednesdays!