About Us

Lorna Barnett and Cathy Cocks are the Directors of Haughty Culture, an award winning Perth-based business that specialises in finding smart solutions to garden design challenges. Lorna’s move into garden design more than 18 years ago followed a career in advertising in Perth and Melbourne. Her passion for garden design was sparked in Melbourne and grew when she returned to Perth. She has a wealth of design knowledge combined with substantial experience in designing and implementing beautiful gardens in both Melbourne and Perth. She has completed a Certificate in Horticulture (Design) and a Certificate in Horticulture (Landscaping). Cathy has been involved with designing and implementing gardens for the past 18 years. Prior to taking the plunge into Haughty Culture, she worked at BankWest managing a broad range of special communications projects. Cathy uses these project management skills in bringing together the horticulture projects for clients at Haughty Culture. She has a Diploma in Garden Design. Lorna and Cathy have written garden style and design columns for the New Homes Section of the Sunday Times, and Habitat in The West Australian. They travel regularly within Australia and overseas looking at garden designs and new trends.

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Lorna and Cathy were great fun to work with. They included all we wanted in our garden design which was creative and practical, low maintenance and now a thing of ongoing pleasure for us.
Testimonial from Jenny and David Yates

Jenny and David Yates

I wish to thank you for the wonderful romantic garden you created for us. All stages of the planning, building and planting were handled with a professionalism hard to find. Your tradesmen have been a pleasure to have around the house, and no inconvenience was experienced during the six weeks they were here. My only regret is that I don’t have another garden for you to design.
Testimonial from Marlene Woolfe

Marlene Woolfe

I was sitting in our beautiful front garden soaking up some sunshine yesterday.  It was lovely to sit and appreciate it from another angle.  Thank you so much for the wonderful transformation.  The jobs list is complete and we are happy with everything.
Testimonial from Irene W, Rossmoyne

Irene W, Rossmoyne

Haughty Culture Awards.