I would whole-heartedly recommend using Ian (the artful gardener in question). He is reliable, friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and provides great service. We used him to "update" our garden - taking away some plants that we no longer wanted, moving around and re-establishing others and adding new ones to the mix. He listened attentively to what we wanted and worked within our budget to figure out a plan that we would be happy with. We are pleased with how everything turned out. Ian, on his own time, came to see how all the plants were doing, did some maintenance where he thought it was needed and replaced any of the new plants that weren't thriving. He even provided a plant inventory so we could track all the plants in the garden. His prices are reasonable. We will be using going forwards as our "plant guy" to maintain our garden seasonably and help with any future gardening projects.