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Finalists in the three Residential Garden categories, International, Public & Commercial Outdoor Space, Garden Jewel and Roof Garden categories were entered into the People’s Choice Award; see who won. >

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The SGD Awards 2017

Find out which projects the judging panel were shortlisted in The SGD Awards 2017.  


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Finalists 2017


People's Choice

1st Row L-R

Designer - Robert Myers MSGD - Magic Garden - Photo David Hedges

Fernando Caruncho - Winner of The Lifetime Achievement Award 2017    

Registered Practice Acres Wild, Principal Designer Debbie Roberts MSGD - Ridgemount

Arabella St John Parker Editor Homes & Gardens

Designer - Helen Elks-Smith MSGD - Harbour Garden


2nd Row L-R

Deborah Trentham - Judge for Main Award Categories

Designer - Fiona Stephenson MSGD - Domaine de Cambou

Designer - Chris Parsons MSGD, Ashgate Hospicecare Gardens

Designer - Matt Keightley MSGD - Tyre Hill - Photo Marianne Majerus

Designer - Ian Kitson FSGD - Estuary Garden

Winners 2017

The winners of the 19 Awards were announced on Friday 2nd February 2018.  Find out which designers took the top prizes on the night and what the judges said about the winners.  Read more>


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

The Lifetime Achievement Award

2017's SGD Lifetime Achievement Award was given to an inspirational philosopher, landscape architect and gardener Fernando Caruncho.  Watch the short film about Fernando that was shown at the Ceremony.


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.  

SGD Awards Archives

All SGD Awards Winners  & Finalists Archive. Find out which designers took the top prizes and what the judges said about the winners.  


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.  

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