Society of Garden Designers




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 Awards 2016

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.  Read more>


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Key Dates


The Lifetime Achievement Award

The Student Awards shortlist is  announced in October.


Tickets go on sale October 21 2016


Ceremony - January 27 2017.  

The Lifetime Achievement Award was  gifted by the SGD Council to Robin Williams FSGD in 2015 for his  outstanding contribution to the landscape and garden design profession. Read More>


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Designer - Daniel Shea Pre Registered Member, Photo Elliot Hook      

Designer Ruth Willmott  Pre Registered Member, Project - The Bluebell Glade      

Designer - Arabella Lennox-Boyd MSGD, Photo Jason Ingram      

Designer - Marian Boswall MSGD, Photo Marianne Majerus      

Designer - Tommaso del Buono MSGD


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Designer Gavin McWilliam & Andrew Wilson FSGD, Photo Marianne Majerus    

Arabella St John Parker Editor Homes & Gardens    

Designer Katherine Roper MSGD, Contractor Paragon Gardens    

Designer Karena Batstone MSGD, Photo Rebecca Bernstein  

Julie Toll FSGD - Judge for Main Award Categories


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Project Greenwood Theatre Pocket Park, Photo Mickey Lee    

Designer John Wyer FSGD, Photo Allan Pollok-Morris

Robin William FSGD  - Winner of The Lifetime Achievement Award 2015  

Designer Keith Pocock MSGD, Contractor Landform Consultants, Photo Stephen Worcester

Designer Josh Ward, Photo Josh Ward Garden Design, Contractor Buffalo Landscapes

Award Categories 2016

With categories ranging from planting & hardscape to international and public spaces, the SGD Awards offer something for everyone.  Several news categories for 2016 mean the Awards are more accessible than ever. Read more>

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2015 Winners

The winners of the 19 Awards were announced at the SGD Awards Ceremony 29 January 2016.  Find out which designers took the top awards and what the judges said about the winning gardens. Read more>

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Finalists 2016

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People's Choice

Have your say and vote for your favourite garden in the SGD People’s Choice Awards   Ceremony  - January 27 2017.   Read more>

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Find out which projects the judging panel has shortlisted in The SGD Awards 2016.  The winners will be announced at the SGD Awards Ceremony in London on 27 January 2017.  Read more.>

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