Welcome to Rowan Tree Garden Design

Landscape Gardeners in Scarborough, York and the Yorkshire coast

Rowan Tree Garden Design is a family run landscaping business based in Scarborough, UK.

Sam North, the proprietor, has over 23 years experience in all aspects of landscaping, garden design, innovative paving design and construction.

Sam oversees all landscaping jobs, ensuring that all work is carried out to his specifications and high standards, which gives him his reputation for high quality, long-lasting workmanship. Sam's work has been assessed and inspected by the Marshalls Register in order for him to become an accredited, Marshalls recommended installer of paving and driveways.

Rowan Tree Garden Design is also a member of the Association of Professional Landscapers, the Horticultural Trades Association and the Government backed Trustmark scheme. 

Jennifer North, customer services consultant, designer and site co-ordinator, works closely with customers to ensure their individual needs are met and that they are kept informed at every stage. 

All of the staff at Rowan Tree Garden Design are fully qualified in landscaping and horticulture or undertaking apprenticeships to ensure high quality of work.

At Rowan Tree Garden Design, our landscapers understand the needs of the customer – we listen to what you want, offer ideas and work with your requirements to make the most of your space. We have the expertise in all aspects of landscaping to build the garden that works for you.

Based in Scarborough, UK, Rowan Tree landscapers cover the whole of the Yorkshire area, including Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.

We are fully insured landscapers and offer a Rowan Tree & Association of Professional Landscapers guarantee on all of our work.

We also pride ourselves on our high level of customer service.


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Services offered

  • Paving and Block Paving
  • Brick and dry-stone walling
  • Fencing, trelliswork and gates
  • Turfing
  • Artificial grass installation
  • Bespoke timber structures - pergolas, gazebos, summerhouses, tree houses
  • Decking and sleeper terracing
  • Ponds, Koi ponds, water features, streams and swimming ponds
  • Steps and paths
  • Outdoor kitchens and barbecues 
  • Fire pits
  • Garden lighting
  • Fibre optic patios
  • Car ports
  • Storage sheds and greenhouses
  • Natural woven screening
  • Hot tub housing and platforms
  • Soil preparation and planting
  • Drainage and pipework
  • Edging and gravelling
  • Rendering
  • Wrought iron railings, gates and features
  • Rockeries and stone features
  • Childrens play areas , mud kitchens, sand pits, play houses
  • Wet-pour surfaces
  • Raised beds
  • Log burners
  • One-off bespoke garden features
  • Allotment design and build
  • Chicken runs
  • Dissability friendly gardens
  • Wildflower meadows


  • NVQ Amenity (Hort) Sportsturf
  • Certificate in Golf Green Keeping (CGGK)
  • NVQ Level 2 Horticulture
  • Certificate in Garden Design (CGD)
  • HND (Garden Design)
  • NPTC Licence
  • Passport to Safety
  • APL backed company
  • Fully insured

All of these are backed up with 20 years high class landscaping experience.