Society of Garden Designers



Homes & Gardens Perennial



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

Finalists in the three Residential Garden categories, the International, Public & Commercial Outdoor Space, Garden Jewel and Roof Garden categories have been entered into the People’s Choice Award; voting is now closed. >


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People's Choice



1st Row L-R

Designer - Matt Keightley MSGD - Vineyard Mews - Photo Marianne Majerus

Designers - Sarah Jarman/Anna Murphy Pre Registered Members - Woodlands - Photo Noel Murphy

Designers - Matt Keightley MSGD - Great Martins - Photo Stephen Studd

Awards Ceremony

Deborah Trentham - Judge for Main Award Categories


2nd Row L-R

Designer - Chris Parsons MSGD, Ashgate Hospicecare Gardens

Arabella St John Parker Editor Homes & Gardens

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

Registered Practice - Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, Principal Designer Ann-Marie Powell MSGD - Sopwell House Hotel

Designer - Ian Kitson FSGD - Estuary Garden

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 2017

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

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.  

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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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Ceremony 2017

The SGD Awards Ceremony will take place at The Landmark Hotel on Friday 2nd February 2018.    


Join us for the garden design event of the year.   Read more and book tickets online here>

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