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Meet the designers

Find out more about the leading garden designers we've had the privilege of collaborating with at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Sarah Price

Sarah's inspiration for the garden came from a trip to Benton End, the former home of the renowned artist Sir Cedric Morris. A passionate gardener, Morris amassed an impressive plant collection, but iris became his passion - and he bred many of his own 'Benton' strains. With her artistic background and painterly approach, Sarah aims to capture the spirit of Benton End at Chelsea. Keen to keep the carbon footprint of the garden as low as possible, the project will feature locally sourced, recycled materials and celebrate traditional methods of craftsmanship.

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Cleve West

Acting as a metaphor for the challenges that young people face when they become homeless, the garden is centred around a large, derelict building, which is slowly being enveloped by nature. At first glance, the use of both native and ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals (a few of which could even be considered 'weeds' to some), may appear fractured, but on closer inspection, it reveals a flourishing ecosystem that signifies the rebirth of something fresh and new, while at the same time highlighting the restorative power of nature over time.

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Andy Sturgeon

Awarded 'Best in Show' for 2019, Andy and his team created a truly remarkable garden featuring a diverse range of plant species from around the world, including many unusual plants making their first appearance at Chelsea – all of which are able to grow and thrive in the British climate. This marked the 10th time in 14 years that we were awarded Best in Show.

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Harris Bugg Studio

We were delighted to have brought the vision of Charlotte Harris & Hugo Bugg to life at the unique one-off show in autumn 2021. Following the postponement due to the pandemic, the story of the garden became even more pertinent, highlighting the importance of beautiful green spaces in the places we need them most - our towns and cities.

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Sarah Eberle

Known for her thought-provoking designs, we were delighted to be working with 8 time gold-medal-winning designer Sarah Eberle. For Chelsea Flower Show 2019, Sarah teamed up with the Forestry Commission to mark the organisations centenary year in style. Set in the British countryside the garden featured over 140 species, including trees and plants.

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Tom Stuart-Smith

Tom's 2018 garden was designed to evoke a romantic feel with enclosed areas and an intimate retreat at the centre. The design aimed to create a balance between enclosure and openness, modernity and tradition, through a rich diversity of texture and the use of topiary - but not as you will have traditionally seen it.

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James Basson

We loved working with James Basson on the Best in Show garden in 2017. It was also a real honour to win the award for the best constructor this year - the first time this award plus Best in Show and gold medal went to the same garden. James makes gardens which celebrate plants in their wild state and for this garden he looked to Malta.

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Dan Pearson

Winner of the best in show award in 2015, Dan Pearson's garden for Laurent-Perrier was inspired by the grounds of Chatsworth House in the Derbyshire Dales. For the 2015 show, institutions Laurent-Perrier and Chatsworth came together to create a breath-taking show garden, marking Chatsworth’s debut at Chelsea.

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Luciano Giubbilei

In 2014 Luciano Giubbilei created a garden for Laurent-Perrier which won a gold medal and the much-coveted best in show. The garden was cool and contemplative in its design, creating an intriguing interplay between natural elements and geometric structure.

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Christopher Bradley Hole

Christopher Bradley-Hole's garden in 2013 used the Japanese approach to garden design juxtaposed with a rendition of the English Landscape. Winning a gold medal, the concept recreated geometric field patterns, woodlands and a winding river on a much smaller scale.

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Arne Maynard

Arne's gold medal winning garden in 2012 used his signature copper beech, box topiary, hazel and roses. His choice of perennials were designed to create a deliciously scented garden in shades of pink and claret that would delight senses of smell and sight at the same time.

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