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Please browse our full list of journal features below, noting that features marked by a padlock ( ) are only accessible to members of The SGD:

Designabout 2 years ago

Project: Power station park

Jodie Jones explores the transformation of an industrial site into an eco campus

Designabout 2 years ago

New tech for gardens

Annie Guilfoyle looks at technologies for the future of garden making

Designabout 2 years ago

How to make a show garden application

Matt Keightley MSGD offers advice on making a show garden application

Designabout 2 years ago

Reconsidering artificial lawns

Designers should consider a more natural approach than artificial turf, says Cheryl Cummings MSGD

Designover 2 years ago

How to cost your designs

Sam Hassall gives advice on accurately costing a garden design  The main thing you want to avoid when attempting to predict the cost of building your garden design is a nasty shock – both...

Designover 2 years ago

Garden materials of the future

The Climate Tile from Denmark seeks to reduce the risk of flood damage. Photo: Third Nature Annie Guilfoyle looks at developments in materials for forward-thinking designers In the world...

Designover 2 years ago

Stop them copying your designs

Dids Macdonald OBEDids Macdonald OBE tells designers how to protect their intellectual propertyWhen created by experts, gardens can be transformed from the ordinary to the extraordinary. This is the...

Designover 2 years ago

Should we change our approach to aftercare?

Helen Elks-Smith MSGD asks how involved designers should be in garden maintenance  In January, I took part in an industry talk at a nursery, where the subject was ‘maintenance’. It ended with...

Designover 2 years ago

Go for the flow

New York’s High Line shows how to manage pedestrian traffic flow. Photo: Iwan Baan/Friends of the High LineAnnie Guilfoyle explores how to direct movement through a garden with designObserving...

Designover 2 years ago

Creating privacy in gardens

Martin Royer’s Final5 Retreat show garden at RHS Hampton Court 2016, with louvred adjustable fencing. Photo: RHS/Sarah CuttleAnnie Guilfoyle looks at how to create peaceful, private spaces, even in...