About Hannah Martin MCI Hort
Hannah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art Sculpture, from the University of the Arts London. It is this background in fine art that drives her design approach to explore the richness of form and texture in planting combinations and their relationship to materials in their surroundings. Hannah is a registered member of the Chartered Institutes of Horticulture.
As a finalist of the RHS 2017 Design Competition, Hannah won an internship at the leading Landscape Design Practice Dan Pearson studio in London. Exhibiting her hand-built garden model at inaugural RHS Chatsworth Flower Show.
Hannah thrives on a wide variety of projects working across the UK, her most recent projects include;
Designing an Asteraceae planting scheme for the Bicton Botanical Gardens. An exciting educational project, looking at the diversity of the Asteraceae family. Planting swathes of Achellia, Echinacea, Rudbeckia, Helenium in blocks of planting for impact are juxtaposed against the formal Italian gardens.
Freelance design and illustration work on a commercial project for Tree Research, a prestigious treescape design and arboricultural consultancy practice.
Designing the planting for a contemporary riverside Topsham property that overlooks the nature reserve, taking into consideration the eco-system and migrating bird population. Carefully considering the plant choice that is sensitive to the native flora of the exe estuary and enhance the landscape of the innovative architecture.