About Us

Local councils and others often require Tree Reports, Arborist Reports, Tree Management Plans, Construction Impact Assessments and other Consulting Arborist Services for a wide range of reasons.

The correct retention and/or sensible inclusion of trees within landscape projects will provide sound outcomes and better environmental and aesthetic solutions.

Dangerous trees may need to be reduced, pruned or removed, while others may have been planted or allowed to grow in poor locations, or an inappropriate species selected. Neighbouring or other trees may be impacting on a property.

We have consulted to private and commercial clients in quite diverse circumstances including native vegetation removal and re-vegetation projects.

We have lots of experience inspecting trees that may be hazardous or causing damage to homes, buildings or other structures, and believe our work really helps deal with and guide clients through some of the complex planning requirements associated with trees today.

We provide tree reports, consulting arborist services, landscape designs for residential, commercial and all sorts of clients including:

  • Householders
  • Property Owners
  • Developers
  • Builders
  • Architect
  • Councils
  • Building Designers 
  • Town Planners
  • Government Bodies
  • Schools
  • Other Institutions
  • Waterways

The types of tree reports and consulting arborist services we can provide for residential, commercial and all sorts of clients include but are not limited to:

  • Arborist Reports
  • Tree Reports 
  • Planting Plans
  • Tree Root Control 
  • Tree Root Detection 
  • Hazard Tree Assessment
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Tree Protection 
  • Tree Pruning 
  • Contractor Selection
  • Tree Surveys
  • Structural Investigation
Darrell Mcleod Circle

Darrell Mcleod

Landscape Designer & Consulting Arborist

Darrell Mcleod has worked within the horticultural, landscaping and tree industries all his life and is a landscape designer and consulting arborist. He has an innovative flair and loves his work and the challenges his clients provide. He will share his passion in a creative and practical way to meet all your landscaping, horticultural and tree service needs.

Diploma of Horticulture

Diploma of Horticulture – Arboricuture


Trainee Consulting Arborist

Mark Munday has worked within the horticulture and landscaping Industries for many years. He recently shut down his landscaping business and has joined the team at Landscapes by Design and Tree Reports Melbourne as a trainee Consulting Arborist. Mark is actively carrying out Non-Destructive Root Investigations for many of our clients and Arborist Reports under supervision. 

Diploma of Horticulture – Arboricuture