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Vyvian White is a fully accredited member of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA) and Lotus is an award-winning member of the Association of Landscape Contractors in Ireland (ALCI).

Vyvian initially founded Lotus in 2004 while living in the South of France and moved the business back to Ireland in 2014 to specialise in urban garden design and master planning of large residential gardens.

View a selection of gardens designed by Vyvian and built by the team as well as what clients have said about projects.


When we bought our little house it was pretty clear that the people who’d built it had run out of money by the time it came to think about the garden. It was a sad place easing gently into decay. And then along came Lotus Landscape Design with a remit and a budget to turn it into a place our small family could enjoy. They have transformed our sad and lonely plot into a place of beauty. It’s probably one of the smallest that Vyvian generally puts his hand to, but it feels like he was trying to do something good enough for his beloved family, and it arrived on a budget that he must have designed too: astonishing good value for money that we will enjoy for perhaps the rest of our lives. Thank you!Read More

Overall we were very happy with the work carried out. Our garden transformed into a very inviting space and it now feels almost like an additional living space. Pat, who did the carpentry work was excellent and took great care to make sure everything was done to the highest standard. He also consulted with Vyvian whenever he needed to deviate even slightly from the plan. Aspects of the work did seem quite expensive which is why I have given it a 4 star instead of a 5 star rating.Read More

We had a fantastic experience with Vyvian, Pat and the team at Lotus Design. Our garden is a small space that had grass that wouldnt grow, old patio slabs, old fencing of all different heights and lots of overgrowth bulging behind them. For awhile we felt pretty hopeless that not much could be done to make it the serene crisp and simple space we wanted. However, Vyvian came to see us and spent time in the garden with us understanding what we wanted to achieve and reassured us that they could transform the garden, and they did! Not only did he draft up great garden designs for us, he was so patient in letting us tweak what we needed here and there. Once the job began, Vyvian checked in with us all the way along and was mostly on site with Pat and the team too. Pat was a dream to have in the garden, always happy to explain what they were doing and encouraged questions and communication. We felt in really great hands the whole way through the project which was finished to the highest standard we could have hoped for! Our garden is now the serene, crisp and simple space we wanted, its a new room to the house!Read More

We were delighted to work with Vyvian and his wonderful team at Lotus. From our first meeting to completion of the garden project Vyvian gave us lots of ideas and worked with us to help get the best possible use of our space. His ideas covered the layout of the beds, grass, lighting, fencing, paving and gravel spaces, the reusing of existing plants and materials and finally the new planting to bring it all to life, with a fabulous focus on the textures and colours, with an eye to the seasons to ensure the garden would out a joy throughout the year. All in all a great experience. During the works, Vivian and his team were a pleasure to work with, neat and tidy (for a construction site!), accurate and confident in what they were doing, responsive and courteous at all times. Highly recommended.Read More

Vyvian & The Lotus Landscape Team are incredible. Vyvian designed and created a whole new room in our home. He brings years of expertise, experience and passion. Throughout the journey I felt very confident and supported to make the right decisions. I didn't know where to start on the garden, but Vyvian took the struggle and the headache away. I adore the garden...its now my favourite room in the house! Thank you so much Vyvian & Lotus Landscape DesignRead More