About Us and our Award-Winning Gardens - Batello Garden Design

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About Us

Batello Garden Design Ltd was founded in 2008 by Kevin Bale and Paul Cantello. Since then the business has gone on to design and build hundreds of gardens across the region.

As a company we are committed to providing the highest level of professionalism and quality workmanship. Our team craft original and creative gardens that are affordable, practical and perfectly tailored to you and your lifestyle.

Our work is mainly design and build of private gardens for clients throughout North Somerset, Somerset, Bristol and Bath. In recent years we have worked with other garden designers and other skilled professionals in order to achieve the highest possible standard of service and work.

Paul Cantello

Paul is part founder of Batello Garden Design in 2008. His love of gardens and desire to design led him to study Landscape Architecture and Garden Design to degree level. Paul is a qualified horticulturist with experience in all aspects of garden maintenance including commercial and domestic. Paul is responsible for all aspects of onsite projects management ensuring that both teams are delivering a outstanding service tailored to the client's needs.

We asked Paul what he most enjoys about his role.

'I feel very fortunate to be involved in the project right from start of the creative process, seeing my plans being built and the planting schemes taking shape. Finally I get to see a finished garden and a happy customer.'

Kevin Bale

Kevin is part founder of Batello Garden Design. Kevin works both on the landscaping side of the business and the office side of the business. His role is to support Paul with project management, contract administration, finance and accounts.

We asked Kevin to share what he loves about his role.

'I love the flexibility and variety of work that the role brings and seeing the completed gardens at the end for the client to enjoy.'

Pete Watkins

Pete is the kind of employee that every employer dreams to find. He has over 20 years' experience within the horticultural/construction industry and is highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of hard and sort landscaping. Pete is a extremely devoted and passionate about his profession and will work tirelessly to ensure your garden looks spectacular. Pete is passionate about show gardens and has previously helped create gold medal winning gardens at the RHS Chelsea flower show.

We asked Pete what he most enjoys about his role.

'The creativity, being outdoors and of course the clients and a good cup of tea!'

Paul Brett

Paul brings with him plenty of knowledge and experience having worked for other landscape contractors over number of years. Paul has travelled extensively around the world Paul is a landscaper who likes to be kept busy. He has a real drive to get work completed to an excellent standard and works persistently to finish a garden on time. Paul has also help create gardens at both the Chelsea Flower Show and the BBC Gardeners World Live.

We asked Paul what he most enjoys about his role.

'I enjoy the variety of garden designs that we build. I also enjoy passing my knowledge on that I have gained.'

Taddy Waters-Dewhurst

Taddy joined Batello in 2012 as an apprentice landscaper. He has worked to develop his expertise in all areas over the past 9 years. He is now a highly skilled landscaper and is particularly passionate about woodwork projects.

We asked Taddy to share what he loves about his role.

Being able to put the skills I learnt over the years to good use gives me great satisfaction. I enjoy helping customers get the full potential out of their gardens.

Dave Anderson

Dave is the newest member of the team. Having changed careers from a office job Dave is determined to develop his skills so he can one day become a skilled landscaper. Dave is also a digital media expert. He can be found with Both a spade in one hand and a camera in the other.

We asked Dave to share what he loves about his role.

'Being able to learn new skills and a trade from professionals who have a wealth of knowledge and experience.'

“The resulting garden is all we imagined it to be and has turned a very neglected area of the garden into one we head to all the time. I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone thinking of a garden makeover, however large or small.”

David Branch

HTA Member
TrustMark-  Government Endorsed Quality
Association of Professional Landscapers Accredited Member