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GARDEN DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2020

Every year, just before Christmas, we ask some of the Society of Garden Designers’ members for their trend predictions for the year ahead. We want to hear about the design ideas gaining momentum and the planting, materials and detailing the designers will be incorporating into their projects in the coming months.  Here are some of […]

How to Create a Beautiful Winter Garden

Winter is often a forgotten season in the garden but it doesn’t have to be, there are plenty of opportunities to carry a garden through the colder months in style.   A well-designed winter garden can be full of elegant, architectural foliage, vibrant stems and dramatic colours.  We asked five designers from The Society of […]

CAN A GARDEN ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME?

Outdoor spaces enrich our lives, whether it’s a family garden to get children playing outdoors, a water garden to attract wildlife or a garden in which to relax and entertain. But can a well-designed garden with ‘wow’ factor add value to your house in the same way a kitchen or bathroom can? We compiled a […]

The role of a garden designer – a short film

Many people are confused about the role a professional garden designer plays.  Unlike an architect, their services are sometimes seen as an expensive luxury, rather than considered to be fundamental to the success of a garden project. For the Society of Garden Designers, the challenge was to demystify this belief and show the public that […]

GARDEN DESIGN TRENDS

Trend spotting at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has become an annual tradition for us. RHS Chelsea has been called the ‘greatest event in the horticultural calendar’ and the show has always maintained a huge influence on tastes in garden design. It is celebrated as the place to explore some of the most cutting-edge ideas […]

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