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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.

See our 2019 Show Gardens below. 

View the 2019 Show Garden Awards List 

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

View the 2020 Show Garden Application

View the 2020 Show Garden Fact Sheet 

Showcase Gardens 

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

(Pictured: Here we go Round the Mulberry Bush, 2019)

The Children with Cancer UK Strength of Humanity Garden    

The Children with Cancer UK Strength of Humanity Garden    

SILVER Designed by Ben Stubbs, Lush Gardens North East
Here We Go Round The Mulbury Bush

Here We Go Round The Mulbury Bush

GOLD Graham Armstrong, Armstrong Landscapes, designed by Hana Leonard, Secrets of the Garden Ltd.

APL Avenue Show Gardens

In 2019, APL Avenue had 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 incorporated the travel theme into their inspirational Show Gardens with a multitude of great ideas that you can apply to your own space.

(Pictured: Harborne Botanics' Creative Roots, 2019)

Creative Roots

Creative Roots

SILVER  MERIT 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

PLATINUM, BEST IN SHOW APL 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

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

Morgan Oates

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

Timotay Landscapes

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

Young Landscapers Award 2019

Winners 2019 - Matthew Wood, Mysercough College, and Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers

Winners 2019 - Matthew Wood, Mysercough College, and Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers

The BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award, supported by the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), returned 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 built gardens designed by Prof. David Stevens.

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GOLD Team A - Matthew Wood, Mysercough College, and Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers

GOLD Team B -  Reece McKay, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), and Brian Hughes, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)

With thanks to

Marshalls pride themselves as the leading hard landscaping provider for domestic gardens and driveways and are proud to have supplied products to all garden displays at BBC Gardeners’ World Live.  Organisers would also like to thank sponsors Rolawn, as the Show Garden designers and contractors are all able to benefit from their Medallion Turf and their safe, consistent, fertile growing media. Plus our partner Hollybush Garden Centre & Nursery offered exhibitors the opportunity to purchase plants, shrubs, trees and landscape materials from an expert local supplier. 

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