Affordable. He offers highly competitive price packages to clients, whether they require one-off jobs or regular contract maintenance work

Believes that gardens are all about the plants – and that hard landscaping is the best vehicle for them

Consultancy services available – please ask for more details

Dannahue. Danny, or Dan (but never Mr Clarke) are how clients know and refer to The Black Gardener

Established his gardening and garden design business in 1997 and has designed and constructed many beautiful gardens in London and the home counties

Formerly on Charlton Athletic in England and Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany football clubs books as a youth team player and still super-fit

Graduate of  Hadlow College, where he studied Garden Design

Hires himself, with his knowledge and services at an hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly rate. What clients get in return is an energetic, enthusiastic and passionate approach to gardening and design

Invites potential clients to his home where they can sip tea and enjoy home-made cakes baked by his partner. More importantly, they can see and ‘borrow’ ideas from the garden he designed for himself.

Jamaican parents. Born and schooled in England before living in several countries overseas

Keeps every site during projects he works on clean, tidy, safe and functional

Lives and works in the Bromley district of South East London, but travels further afield if the need arises

Makeovers are a speciality, whether cosmetic or more detailed

No job to big….or too small

Offers plants at reasonable prices

Plants and plant design are particular areas of expertise for The Black Gardener

Quirky and totally unique designs are often undertaken and delivered by The Black Gardener. Also Exotic garden layouts. But contemporary or Traditional English cottage designs are a speciality, too

Reconfiguring spaces at the rear – and front, and sides – of properties

Specialises in giving clients what he, she, or they want – at the price they want to pay

Turns back yards into gardens

Understands and knows the benefits of low-maintenance gardens

Vows never to be beaten by extreme weather. Unlike most gardeners/garden designers he has invested in a serious, four wheel drive vehicle and trailer, not a lightweight, two wheel drive van or pick-up

Works 8 hour days – which is not the same as being on-site doing little or nothing 8-hours a day

“Xquisite” was how one family described the design work The Black Gardener did for them in their city centre courtyard garden

Yearns to be employed on part-time basis at Barack Obama’s holiday home in Bromley!

Zero tolerance to leaving gardens untidy during jobs and poor workmanship