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The winners of the Awards 2017 were announced on Friday 2nd February 2018.  Find out which designers were shorltisted and who took the top prizes on the night.  See what the judges said about the winners.  

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 2019

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.  


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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Designer - Martha Krempel - Horse Shoe Bend Garden - Photo Clive Nichols

Lifetime Achievement Award - Piet Oudolf

Debbie Roberts MSGD & Julie Toll FSGD - SGD Awards Judges

Registered Practice The Garden Company Ltd/James Scott MSGD -  Laurel Cottage - photo Rebecca Bernstein

Headline Sponsor 2017 - CED Stone Group

Winners 2019

The Finalists of the Main Award Categories for 2019 have been decided. To find out which designers and projects click here.  



Lifetime Achievement

The Lifetime Achievement is granted to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the landscape and garden design profession. The Award, which is gifted by the Council of the Society of Garden Designers, was given to designer Piet Oudolf  at The SGD Awards 2019.


The finalists have been decided, and the winners will be announced at the SGD Awards Ceremony February 1st 2019 - tickets go on sale Wednesday 17th October, book early to avoid disapointment!

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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Winners & Finalists 2017

Finalists 2019

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If you’re wondering why we have moved from the SGD Awards 2017 straight to the SGD Awards 2019, we’ve done so in order to bring the awards and the ceremony into alignment and give winners and finalists the opportunity to promote their awards in the appropriate year.

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SGD Awards Ceremony 2019

Registered Practice Bowles & Wyer/John Wyer FSGD - Addenbrookes Outpatients

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

Designer - Helen Elks-Smith MSGD - Winchester Garden - Photo Richard Bloom

Designer - Emily Erlam SGD - Tithe Barn - Photo Andrew Montgomery

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The winners of the 19 Awards were announced on Friday 1st February.  Find out which designers took the top prizes on the night and what the judges said about the winners.  Read more>

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