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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:

Gardensover 3 years ago

Return to Olympic Park

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has continued to develop since 2012. Photo: Kevin AllenNoel Kingsbury revisits to see how the plantings developed at of one of the UK’s most important new...

Gardensover 3 years ago

Tom Stuart-Smith’s iconic illusions

Heavy metal. Photo: The Connaught HotelJodie Jones revisits an iconic but evolving design by Tom Stuart-Smith MSGD at The Connaught The Garden of Illusion at the Connaught Hotel in London,...

Gardensover 3 years ago

New Art at Amiens

Égilope. Photo: Richard Hanson’Jackie Bennett checks out the latest installations at the Amiens Festival, France Over the past seven years, the Art, Cities & Landscape Festival in Amiens in northern...

Gardensover 3 years ago

How to employ a garden designer

It’s important to pick a garden designer who understands what you want and are looking for from your garden. Photo: John Campbell/roomoflight.comLouise Curley asks why you should employ a garden...

Gardensover 3 years ago

How to become a garden designer

Pre-Registered SGD Member Hugo Bugg went from studying design to creating show gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, and you could too. Photo: John Campbell/roomoflight.comWant to earn a...

Gardensover 3 years ago

Project: The Bluebird Cafe courtyard

Photo: Sara Jane RothwellSara Jane Rothwell MSGD describes how she created a courtyard garden in Chelsea The Bluebird is a Grade-II-listed Art Deco garage complex on the King’s Road that was...

Gardensabout 4 years ago

Project: New Hampton Court Magic Garden

Graded banks of grass, along with towers, bridges and slides. Robert Myers MSGD describes the creation a family play garden with a wildwood, mythical beasts’ lair and towersIn 2012, Historic...

Gardensabout 4 years ago

Healing garden lessons from Maggie’s Hong Kong

There are several views out from the Frank Gehry-designed building on to the pebble-edged pool. Stephanie Mahon discovers the thinking behind the therapeutic gardens of Maggie’s Centres at the first...

Gardensabout 4 years ago

Project: The Sackler Gallery Garden

View through glass doors, Salvia nemorosa \'Caradonna\', Nepeta racemosa \'Walker\'s Low\', Gaura lindheimeri, eryngium and Cornus controversa \'Variegata\' in powder-coated steel raised bed. Photo:...

Gardensabout 4 years ago

Land art at Chaumont chateau

Promontoire sur la loire. Photo: Richard HansonThe parkland which hosts the annual garden festival is also home to extraordinary outdoor sculpture, says Jackie Bennett Best known for its annual...