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The Society of Garden Designers®

Whether you want to create a brand new garden or are simply looking for an inspired new planting scheme the Society of Garden Designers® is here to help. Our members include some of the leading names in the industry, working across a range of projects from small courtyards and roof gardens to country estates and urban parks.  All the garden designers listed on this website are fully accredited by the Society and have been trained to
the highest professional standard.

SGD Awards 2025 Open for Student entries

Why Use a Member of the SGD?

When you choose to work with a Member of the SGD, you can be certain that you and your garden are in safe and capable hands. All of the Registered Members listed on this website have been assessed by the SGD accreditation committee and abide by our Code of Conduct, meaning they are experienced accredited designers who subscribe to the highest professional standards, and have committed to continual development of their knowledge and skills. Find a Garden Designer


The SGD aims to be an inclusive Society to any Professional Garden Designer wanting to join and progress their career. Adherence to the Equality Act 2010 is taken seriously and is part of the SGD Code of Professional Conduct. Breaches or complaints of discrimination against the 9 Protected Characteristics are taken seriously. The SGD are taking action to review how accessible both the Society and the garden design industry as a whole are to all individuals. This includes a member survey, discussing with Educators accessibility to courses and career progression, and looking into how socially entrenched attitudes may create barriers to participation.

Read the SGD's Equality & Diversity Policy here

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Pre-registered membership
via the Graduate Route

Have you recently graduated from a Level 3 or higher garden design qualification? You may be interested in the Society's new Pre-registered Graduate category.


Open for Student Entries

Become a Member of The Society of Garden Designers®

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