Landscape gardeners

Spears 2019

LUCIANO GIUBBILEI

Luciano Giubbilei is nothing if not precocious. Setting up his own business in 1997, by the age of 26 he had designed a large garden in The Boltons, Chelsea – a design of exemplary calm and formal beauty. His practice… Read More

ARABELLA LENNOX-BOYD

‘Still battling on,’ says Arabella Lennox-Boyd cheerfully. ‘I’m working in Germany, in Paris for the Bristol. My love of plants means I’m very knowledgeable about trees and shrubs.’ She studied landscape architecture before setting up her own practice, and has… Read More

ROBERT MYERS

ROBERT MYERS ASSOCIATES

In 30 years, Robert Myers has built an extensive, varied portfolio of designed landscapes. He is noted for his private gardens, such as Tregothnan in Cornwall, Knight’s Court, Clerkenwell, and Eardisley Park in Herefordshire. The practice also completed the Magic… Read More

PIET OUDOLF

Even in this exalted list, Piet Oudolf stands out: undoubtedly the most famous gardener in the world, with a portfolio – including the High Line and the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park – to match. One of the leading figures… Read More

DAN PEARSON

DAN PEARSON STUDIO

‘We aim to create timeless spaces, which encourage people to connect with nature by producing beautiful, inspiring environments that encourage contemplation and self-reflection,’ says Dan Pearson. He was recently appointed lead project designer for Dartington Hall Gardens, a Grade II-listed… Read More

TOM STUART-SMITH

‘Making a garden for yourself is very different from doing it for someone else,’ says Tom Stuart- Smith in his book, The Barn Garden. ‘So much of the pleasure is to do with the coaxing and tending, the daily observance… Read More

ANDY STURGEON

Andy Sturgeon established his East Sussex-based firm in 1988, building a dynamic practice with commissions all over the UK, as well as in Hong Kong. Perhaps his most famous creation was his 2016 Telegraph Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show…. Read More

JO THOMPSON

JO THOMPSON LANDSCAPE & GARDEN DESIGN

‘You’re never completely in control and the style of planting I do lends itself to that – it’s natural on purpose,’ says East Sussex-based designer Jo Thompson. She values a close working relationship with clients: ‘You try and get under… Read More

KIM WILKIE

Whether he is designing a landscape in London, Moscow or the Winchester countryside, Kim Wilkie seeks to bring out the inner meaning of his locations. ‘Each place has its own special character and identity – a continuous conversation between the… Read More