About Us


My Green Space is a local, landscaping and horticulture business based near Hitchin, offering soft and hard landscaping, fencing, turfing and planting.  My Green Space also offers security landscaping.  What exactly is security landscaping I hear you ask?  This involves, securing both your garden and the exterior to your property using secure fencing and the latest security technology in order to safe guard perimeters.  From suitable planting schemes and bespoke fencing designs; gardens, homes and businesses can become more secure.



My Green Space Owner Matthew Armitage


Matthew loves nature and keeping fit.  He is a keen skier who he has spent many occasions on the mountains. He has taken part in half marathons, triathlons and long endurance walks in both Britain and abroad.  Matthew qualified in countryside conservation and horticultural studies at Capel Manor Horticultural College in 1990 and later began a successful horticultural business in North West London, specialising in turfing. His contracts were varied and he was contacted by many building companies to undertake projects for them. He also went overseas to landscape properties in Athens.

In 2002, Matthew joined the Metropolitan Police with a desire to help the public and make London a safe city.  Matthew gained a wealth of experience working for the Metropolitan Police. He became qualified in a wide range of skills including: security, first aid, advanced driving and other qualifications needed for the specialist roles in which he performed.  He prides himself as being a trustworthy, hardworking and conscientious person. Matthew said “In the end, the draw of creativity and working with nature proved too tempting for me and therefore I decided to resume my previous career this year in landscaping and horticulture, thus creating my vision in My Green Space.”