Ian Barker Gardens is an award-winning landscape design, construction and garden maintenance company based in Canterbury, Victoria. Founded by Ian Barker in 1996,
the Ian Barker Gardens team has a wealth of experience and knowledge, offering you a level of professionalism unsurpassed in the landscaping industry.
Our complete in-house service allows us to manage the entire process of creating your dream garden, ensuring you have a stress-free and enjoyable experience.
We understand that every client has different needs. So, whether you’re looking for an entire landscape solution, a brilliant garden design, construction works or
regular garden maintenance, Ian Barker Gardens will work with you to create a beautiful, functional and timeless garden that you will love waking up to.

Our Team

Ian Barker

Director

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Daniel Rawson

Design Manager

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Brayden Murrihy

Landscape Architect

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Gillian Ashley

Landscape Architect

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Sandra Jacobsen

Accounts Manager

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Sharna Manktelow

Admin and Operations Manager

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Chelsea Carden

Marketing Coordinator

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Courtney Shell

Plant Buyer

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Jodi Egger

Admin Assistant

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Steve Lowe

Landscape Manager

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Georgia Martin

Landscape Assistant

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Ben Lockwood

Landscape Supervisor

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Lloyd Dowling

Landscape Supervisor

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Chris Ruck

Qualified Landscaper

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Connor Davidson

Qualified Landscaper

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Mitch Dunn

Qualified Landscaper

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Brendan Gallop

Apprentice Landscaper

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Courtney White

Apprentice Landscaper

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Oliver Dowling

Apprentice Landscaper

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Ryan Gallagher

Apprentice Landscaper

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Sean Rodriguez

Apprentice Landscaper

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Paul Jones

Maintenance Manager

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Nic Ryan

Maintenance Supervisor

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Ruben Pickering

Maintenance Supervisor

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Callum Humphrys

Maintenance Gardener

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Joe Cummins

Maintenance Gardener

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Chris Carver

Apprentice Maintenance Gardener

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Gena Bruce

Apprentice Maintenance Gardener

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Rachel Kellar

Apprentice Maintenance Gardener

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Awards

2021

The Design Files Awards - Landscape Design Finalist and Commendation

2020

The Design Files Awards - Landscape Design Finalist

2017

Landscaping Victoria - Hard Structures in the Landscape Winner
Landscaping Victoria - Residential Landscape Construction ($150,000 - $300,000) Winner
Landscaping Victoria - Residential Landscape Construction ($300,000+) Winner

2016

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Gold Medal in Show Garden Category

2015

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Gold Medal in Show Garden Category
Horticultural Media Association - Best Use of Plant Life Award at Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

2014

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Silver Medal in Show Garden Category

2013

Whitehorse Business Award - Medium Business
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Gold Medal in Show Garden Category

2012

Landscaping Victoria - Residential Landscape Construction (up to $75,000) Winner

2011

RHS Chelsea Flower Show (UK) - Silver-gilt Medal

2010

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Bronze Medal in Show Garden Category
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - Bronze Comeadow Award for Design
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (UK) - Gold Medal

2008

RHS Chelsea Flower Show (UK) - Gold Medal