Alejandro O'Neill

About Alejandro O'Neill

I am a freelance landscape designer originally trained in Uruguay, where I developed a strong passion for naturalistic designs that are based on the principles of native plants, ecology and sustainability. Since coming to the UK, I have applied these principles working in an urban setting and focussing strongly on public spaces and community empowerment.

My garden from Uruguay: Japan Garden Show 2015

Uruguay, like Australia, is a very young country. Most of our culture is inherited from other places. For us it is predominantly Spain and Italy. This is highly reflected in the landscape and in gardens. Most of the people use Mediterranean plants usually shrubs and trees without handling or managing the use of wildflower, perennials or herbaceous plants that are native to Uruguay. Continue reading