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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.  Read more>

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 Head Office .  Read more


The SGD 2014 Awards

The headline sponsor for the 2014 Awards is Europlants. The SGD is also delighted to receive continued support from several existing category sponsors and pleased to welcome many new companies to the Awards this year. The support of all our sponsors is vital to the on-going success of the Awards scheme.  Read More>


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.

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Previous Winners

The number and variety of entries in the past 2 years demonstrates the demand for the Awards.  Find out which designers and gardens were announced as winners in the 2013 awards



How to enter

With categories open to all levels of SGD membership from Registered Members (MSGD /FSGD) to Pre-Registered and Student Members, don’t miss your chance to win a coveted SGD Award. Find out how to enter your designs, download entry forms and read the terms and conditions of entry along with FAQs.  Read more>

Key Dates


John Brookes Award for Lifetime Achievement

Entries for the main awards close on 13 June 2014 and 8 September 2014 for the Student and Designing For Community Space Awards. Early Bird discounts apply.  The 2014 Awards Ceremony will be held on 30 January 2015. Read more>

The John Brookes Award for Lifetime Achievement Award is gifted by the SGD Council to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the landscape and garden design profession. Read More>


Pictures left to right, top to bottom.


Main image:  ©Clive Nichols - Andrew Wilson FSGD Grand Award, Large Residential  & People's Choice 2013


1st row:  Joe Swift MSGD, Amanda Patton MSGD ©Marcus Harpur - Medium Residential & Judges Award 2013, Arabella St John Parker, Trudi Entwistle, Andrew Sturgeon FSGD ©Helen Fickling - Planting Award 2013  


2nd row: Charlotte Rowe MSGD ©Marianne Majerus - Lighting Award 2013,  Jo Thompson  ©Marcus Harpur - Future Designers Award 2013, Andrew Wilson FSGD - Grand Award, Large Residential  & People's Choice 2013, Andrew Lawson & John Brookes - John Brookes Award for Lifetime Achievement 2013,  Designing For Community Space Award Joint Winner: Montpelier Community Nursery

Award categories

With categories ranging from planting and hard landscape to international gardens and public spaces, the SGD Awards have something for everyone.  Several new categories, and the return of the Designing for Community Space Award, that is open to non-members, means the Awards are more accessible than ever. Read More>

©Clive Nichols AWARDS FILM

SGD Awards Film

If you are a designer thinking of entering the awards this year, a sponsor wanting to hear more about The SGD Awards or if you were at the 2013 ceremony and would like to relive the moment, click here to watch our short film. Read more>

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