Society of Garden Designers



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The SGD Awards is supported by a number of generous sponsors without whom the Awards scheme could not run.  We welcome their continued support and are delighted to welcome a number of new sponsors this year.  

If you have any questions regarding sponsorship or need more information on award categories or details of how to apply for an award please contact the SGD Awards Office

The SGD Awards 2017

Please read the Awards Entry information Document before you enter the SGD Awards, This document includes important information on who can enter, rules of entry and details of what materials to submit for each category.


If you are a journalist looking to contact the SGD PR Consultant or if you want to find out what the press have been saying about the SGD Awards please click here.



How to Enter



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Designer - Tommaso del Buono MSGD - Château in Provence

Designer - Dan Lobb MSGD, Breaker’s Yard

Designer - Joanne Willcocks, Lakeside Garden

Designers - Gavin McWilliam & Andrew Wilson FSGD, Kents Hill Park, Photo: Paul Childs

Designer - Karena Batstone MSGD, Clifton Courtyard Garden, Photo: Rebecca Bernstein

Designer - Arabella Lennox-Boyd MSGD, The Hermitage, Photo: Jason Ingram

Designer - Andy Sturgeon FSGD, Sussex House


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Designer - Joanne Willcocks, Lakeside Garden

Arabella St John Parker Editor Homes & Gardens

Designers - Gavin McWilliam & Andrew Wilson FSGD, Kents Hill Park, Photo: Paul Childs

Designer - Lulu Urquhart & Adam Hunt and the Walled Kitchen Garden Network

Deborah Trentham - Judge for Main Award Categories


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Designer - Chris Parsons MSGD, Ashgate Hospicecare Gardens

Designer - Adolfo Harrison MSGD, Marylebone Roof Terrace, Photo Mischa Haller

Christopher Bradley-Hole FSGD  - Winner of The Lifetime Achievement Award 2016    

Designer - Andy Sturgeon FSGD, Sussex House

Designer - Tommaso del Buono MSGD, Château in Provence

Award Categories 2017

With categories ranging from planting to hardscape and roof garden to public and commercial gardens there is something for everyone, regardless of whether you are starting out on your career or an experienced designer



At the heart of the SGD Awards is  an independent panel of Judges drawn from across the industry.  The judges are respected experts including designers, academics, journalists and horticultural professionals.  

Finalists 2016

Find out which projects the judging panel shortlisted in The SGD Awards 2016.  

2016 Winners

The winners of the 22 Awards were announced on Friday 27 January.  Find out which designers took the top prizes on the night and what the judges said about the winners.  

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The Lifetime Achievement Award

2016's SGD Lifetime Achievement Award was given to designer, author and teacher Christopher Bradley-Hole FSGD.  Watch the short film about Christopher that was shown at the Ceremony.

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Key Dates

Make a note of all the key dates and deadlines for the SGD Awards including the discounted ‘early bird’ entry fees for the Main and Student Awards

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