About Us


Valencia`s Gardens is a Melton Mowbray based family run business established since 2009 by Dan Valencia, who has 25 years experience in the horticultural industry. Valencia`s Gardens pride themselves on turning your vision into a reality, delivering projects on time and on budget. Valencia`s Gardens are committed to providing professional, sustainable and high quality bespoke gardening services to a wide range of private and commercial clients across Leicestershire,Nottinghamshire, Rutland and the surrounding areas.

We work hard to achieve perfection on every project ever conscious that our work impacts on the natural environment. We strive for excellence through the design and cultivation of private and commercial gardens. We offer full construction service from concept to completion for all gardens, large and small.

We have a proven track record in providing our customers with the highest quality of work. Whatever your requirements we will work with you and offer creative ideas and solutions to build the perfect garden for your needs.


About Dan Valencia


Dan Valencia started his career as a trainee landscape operative in 1989. Dan Valencia worked in the sportsturf industry, which including football pitches, golf courses and bowling greens. Dan Valencia worked on many prestigious sports surfaces including, Celtic FC, Manchester United and Hampden Park.

Following this period Dan Valencia achieved his National Diploma in Horticulture & Higher National Diploma in Landscape & Amenity Management. Dan Valencia’s work in London caring for the gardens in some of the most prestigious areas in London, including Hampstead GardenSupburb, St Johns Wood, Chelsea & Kensington.


Dan Valencia worked 3 years under the tutelage and mentorship of Elliott Forsyth a leading plant designer in the naturalistic planting movement, at Cambo Estate Gardens in Fife. To aquire greater plant knowledge Dan Valencia spent next 7 years working in walled gardens as a Head Gardener. Other Head Gardener positions included a wedding garden in Shropshire, and the most recent appointment was as at Wartnaby House near Melton Mowbray.


In 2009 Dan Valencia formed Valencia’s Gardens which specialize in creative and personal bespoke, full landscape and garden design services.