Jim Fogarty graduated in 1992 from Burnley Horticultural College (Melbourne University) having completed the Associate Diploma of Applied Science in Horticulture, majoring in landscape design & construction. Since then he has forged a successful career designing residential gardens in Melbourne. Project sizes range from small front gardens and outdoor rooms to coastal gardens and larger estates.
In 2016 Jim became an AILA registered Landscape Architect.
Designs are completed using the latest 3D technology using Archicad software that is now used by many Architectural firms.
In May 2009, Jim won the award for Best Design for his Australian Show Garden at the World Garden Competition in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. At the Chelsea Flower Show in 2011, Jim designed an Australian Show Garden for the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne that won a Gold medal on the Main Avenue. At the 2011 Gardening World Cup in Japan, Jim was awarded ‘Best in Show’ winning the Gardening World Cup for Australia. Jim has been awarded Gold Medals at the Singapore Garden Festival in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 & 2018 and has received the Award for Horticultural Excellence in 2006, 2010 & 2014. Jim was awarded a Gold Medal for his Gallipoli Garden at the Australian Garden Show Sydney 2013.
In 2014 Jim designed ‘Essence of Australia’ for the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne that was the first Australian themed garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and was awarded a Gold Medal as well as the prestigious Tudor Rose Award for the Best Show Garden.
Jim has been a regular garden design writer for various publications in Australia and is a past National President of the Horticultural Media Association of Australia.
Garden Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Site Planning, Landscape Architecture
Melbourne, Flinders, Victoria, Australia, International
Gold Medal, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011Gold Medal & Best Show Garden, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014Gold Medal & Best in Show, Gardening World Cup Japan 2011Gold Medal & Best Design, World Garden Competition Japan 2009Gold Medal, Philadelphia Flower Show USA 2015
Registered Landscape Architect, AILA.