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Show Gardens

Every year at BBC Gardeners’ World Live an exciting collection of Show Gardens come to life in a celebration of how imagination and creativity can transform any type of outdoor space. It's an unbeatable way to get ideas for your own garden. Show Gardens are judged to the highest standards of design, planting and inspiration.

Pictured: 'Made in Birmingham' by Paul Stone, Platinum Award and Best in Show 2018. For the full 2018 Awards list click here >

See the feature garden 2018 gallery >

The Dahlia Garden

The Dahlia Garden

Designed by Jon Wheatley
Derby College

Derby College

Andy Tudbury

Andy Tudbury

APL Avenue Show Gardens

In 2019, APL Avenue has a travel inspired theme - showing how a passion for globe-trotting can be used to influence in the design of your back garden. From Moroccan colours, to the New York skyline, see how these five top landscaping companies incorporate the travel theme into their inspirational Show Gardens with a multitude of great ideas that you can apply to your own space.

APL Avenue Gardens 2018 gallery >

(Pictured: 'A Breath of Fresh Air' Keyscape Design and Construction, designed by Martyn Wilson, in 2018)

Creative Roots

Creative Roots

This multi cultural garden takes influence from a range of countries including Cambodia and Florida, to create a warm and exotic space in the heart of Birmingham.
Design it Landscapes

Design it Landscapes

Influenced by a love of New York, this garden design uses trees and grasses to add privacy,  making an enticing place to relax with a Manhattan cocktail!
GADD Brothers

GADD Brothers

This garden flows from the bifold doors of a new extension adding height and interest to a simple space.
Morgan Oates

Morgan Oates

Designed as an after-work escape,  heavily influenced by Moroccan and Mediterranean style.
Timotay Landscapes

Timotay Landscapes

Inspired by Asian adventures this garden features secluded seating, exotic planting and a waterfall.

Young Landscapers Award 2019

The BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award, supported by the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), returns to the Show in 2019. The competition is a platform to promote excellence in the landscaping industry and support up and coming landscapers, encouraging them to engage with high profile projects. The two teams of two each build gardens designed by Prof. David Stevens.

The winners will be announced here shortly.

Young Landscapers Award 2018 gallery >

(Pictured: 'The Square Garden' designed by Diarmuid Gavin, landscaped by Jacob Botting and Laurence Senior of Bespoke Outdoor Spaces for the Young Landscapers Award 2018)

Beautiful Borders

Beautiful Borders are an annual visitor favourite, as they display a variety of excellent designs, space savvy ideas, planting combinations and creative features that can be packed into a small garden or area of your garden.

(Pictured: Interest for all Seasons, Beautiful Border designed by Steven Ballinger, in 2018)

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Beautiful Borders 2018 gallery >

Showcase Gardens 

Showcase Gardens are bursting with ideas for small gardens, compact spaces or feature areas in your own garden. 

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Showcase Gardens 2018 gallery >

(Pictured: A Mermaids Tale designed by Julie Haylock, in 2018)

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