Andrew Wilson (garden designer)

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Andrew Wilson is a British landscape architect garden designer, lecturer and writer. He is a partner in Wilson McWilliam Studio and founded The London College of Garden Design.[1] He has judged for the Royal Horticultural Society at the Chelsea Flower Show,[2] Hampton court and Tatton Park and has also judged the Bloom Festival in Ireland. He wrote a regular column for Gardens Illustrated and contributes to the Royal Horticultural Society's journal The Garden alongside the production of a series of books,[3] the most recent of which are Influential Gardeners,[4] The Book of Garden Plans [5] and the Book of Plans for Small Gardens,[6] The Gardens of Luciano Guibbilei [7] and Contemporary Colour in the Garden.[8] He is also the founding editor of The Garden Design Journal [9] and is a former Chairman and currently a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers, the UK’s professional body for garden design.


  1. ^ Anderton,Stephen. Learning the business of garden design The Sunday Times, 9 May 2009
  2. ^ Wilson, Andrew. Chelsea Flower Show is the Catwalk of Garden Design, The Guardian. pg 35, Wed 20 June 2007.
  3. ^ Black A.C. Who's Who 2011
  4. ^ Wilson, Andrew. "Influential Gardeners". Mitchell Beazley, 2002.
  5. ^ Wilson, Andrew. "The Book of Garden Plans". Mitchell Beazley, 2004.
  6. ^ Wilson, Andrew. The Book of Plans for Small Gardens. Mitchell Beazley, 2007.
  7. ^ Wilson, Andrew. The Gardens of Luciano Guibbilei. Merrell, 2010.
  8. ^ Wilson, Andrew. "Contemporary colour in the garden". Timber Press, 2011.
  9. ^ Wilson, Andrew. In the beginning - the birth of the garden design journal Garden Design Journal , November 2010

Selected projects[edit]

View of the elevated walkway at the new rose garden in the Savill Garden by Wilson McWilliam Studio