Stunning Show Gardens designed and built by the most talented Australian & international designers will be on display in the Carlton Gardens for the duration of the 2018 Show. The landscape designers will go head to head to win coveted awards in what is considered the largest and most significant gardening award ceremony in the Southern Hemisphere. The Show Garden Design Awards recognise excellence across landscape design.
2018 Designers & Show Garden names:
Phil Withers – “The Welcome Garden”
Matt Ferris MPF Garden Company – “Urban Love”
Candeo Design – “Square 1”
Tree & Shrub Growers of Victoria – “Something Borrowed”
Ross Uebergang with Yousuke Yamaguchi – “Unity Garden”
Ben Hutchinson Landscapes – “Grow Together”
Eckersley Garden Architecture and Australian House & Garden – “Australian Case Study Garden”
Christian Jenkins Landscape Design Group & RnR Outdoor Living – “Finding Your Balance”
Ben Harris & Meg Geary – “Harmony”
Orisis – “Inspired by Time'”
Stem Landscape Architecture & Design – “Living Garden”
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle bestowed the title of most outstanding exhibit with the City of Melbourne Award of Excellence for Best in Show to ‘I See Wild’, designed by Phillip Withers Landscape Design.
Presented by MIFGS Chairman Glenn Fenton, the Gold Show Garden Award went to ‘I See Wild’ designed by Phillip Withers Landscape Design.
‘Metropolis’ presented by Pavers Plus and designed by Candeo Design with construction by Block Constructions and landscape construction by Semken Landscaping was recognised for the best use of plant life in a garden with the Horticultural Media Association (HMA) Award.
The Mark Bence Construction Award, which recognises excellence in construction, was awarded to ‘Back to Babylon’ by PTA, Eco Outdoor & Tract Landscape Architecture.
View the full list of 2017 Award Winners here.