Simply put - Kate Ashton loves gardening!
Kate discovered her passion for landscape gardening following the purchase of her first home.
Bitten by the green thumb, she quit her sales job and went back to school in 1998 to complete a Diploma in Horticulture and a Diploma in Landscape Design at Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE Greensborough Campus.
Moving to Perth in 2000, she worked in various capacities in the garden, nursery and landscape industries including the City of Waneroo in the roles of landscape approvals officer and park designer.
Kate has been self employed since September 2001, operating as a sole trader under the registered business name of Professional Landscape Services while in Perth.
Since moving back to Melbourne in December 2008 she has registered as a sole trader under the business name of Kate Ashton Landscape Designer.