The People’s Choice Award 2020
Your chance to vote for your favourite garden
Have your say and vote for your favourite garden in the SGD People’s Choice Awards. Simply click on the images to view all the gardens. Once you have made your decision, select your choice from the list at the bottom of this page and hit submit. Please note only one vote per email address will be counted.
Voting for this award closes on 31 October 2019 at 23:59 and winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on 31 January 2020.
Please see the full list of eligible people’s choice candidates below and, once you have looked at all the entries, use the form at the bottom of this page to submit your vote.
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Edward Freeman MSGD - Adare Manor
The focus for the restoration included the main gate, the arrival court, the formal parterre garden and the introduction of new landscape elements and views to connect into the wider estate
Marian Boswall MSGD - Contemporary Courtyard
To re-configure the garden to complement the newly re-modelled interior spaces; increasing biodiversity, that could be left periodically, and provide a series of secluded outdoor rooms for entertaining and Pilates
Adolfo Harrison MSGD - East Dulwich
To create a garden for children and adults from a narrow garden dominated by the side of the neighbours’ house which made you look upwards and feel small in scale.
Helen Elks-Smith MSGD - Lymington Garden
To connect the house style, set in the centre of 3 acres, to the rural landscape and woodland with several terraces to support relaxed seating, dining and simple cooking outside
Rosemary Coldstream MSGD - Modern Garden
To renovate and improve the garden as the house was extended; the entrances to the house were relocated, resulting in a complete re-think of the external spaces with a bold imaginative design.
Mandy Buckland MSGD - Modern Meadow
To provide a garden to attract bees, butterflies, moths and birds with a simple layout, a meadow, a mown path to a sunny terrace, and a shady border below the kitchen window.
Jane Brockbank MSGD - Pocket Garden
To change the ground level to match the new house’s lower floor so the garden provides a beautiful backdrop to the main living space. Screen the garage and provide access to the street.
Butter Wakefield - Ribbon Wheel Garden
To create a purposeful, inviting garden for dining and relaxing with space to entertain that would contrast to the adjacent minimalist, rectilinear style communal garden and ensuring security and privacy.
Sue Townsend MSGD - Samphire
To provide for the front garden a planting design suited to seaside conditions with visual interest, partial screening of the drive and privacy from the road. The back to be a relaxed secluded garden.
Andy Sturgeon FSGD - Snowberry Hill
To make a contemporary garden for entertaining that was less cramped and would allow the house to sit more comfortably within its plot while giving important consideration to the views
Marian Boswall MSGD - Sussex Farmhouse
To enhance the setting of the house within the extended landscape with plenty of parking and create an elegant entertaining terrace with views, a place for their sculptures as well as increase biodiversity
John Davies - Stylus
Third and fourth floor roof terraces’ reflecting the ethos of the new development, were planned together with a narrow basement courtyard sandwiched between the building and adjacent ground floor car park.
Stuart Craine MSGD - Thornhill Road
To provide a relaxed garden that at first glance looks slightly wild and natural but is carefully planned with terraces catching the sun at different times and making an environmental contribution.
Please note, you are only allowed to submit one vote. The votes will be manually checked to prevent misuse of the system.