For each project a site survey is recorded which includes all the physical measurements of the site necessary for designing the garden. For the majority of gardens, a professional land survey will be done.
An addition to the above, a thorough site assessment is carried out by us. This includes a thorough photographic record taken of the existing garden and surroundings. We will also take note of any observed drainage issues.
For more information about this step we have written a couple of insights articles
Site assessments: https://melissamorton.co.uk/how-to-design-a-garden-what-is-genius-loci