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Andrew Wilson Director of Garden Design Studies

Andrew Wilson is a founding Director of The London School of Garden Design and an award winning garden designer, lecturer and writer. He specialises in creating contemporary gardens in London and the South East of the UK, but has also taught garden design and landscape architecture in a variety of universities and private colleges. Andrew also lectures internationally and is a former Vice Principal of the Inchbald School of Design, London and is also currently an external examiner for Plumpton College, University of Brighton, Foundation Degree, Garden Design.

Andrew writes a regular column for Gardens Illustrated and contributes to the RHS journal The Garden alongside a series of books, the most recent of which are Influential Gardeners, The Book of Garden Plans and the Book of Plans for Small Gardens all with Mitchell Beazley. He is also the founding editor of The Garden Design Journal. He has recently completed a major section in the new RHS garden design book and is currently working on books on colour and planting design.

Andrew Wilson is Chief Assessor for the RHS for show gardens and has been assessing and judging for over 12 years, mainly at Chelsea and Hampton Court flower shows. He is a fellow and former Chairman of the Society of Garden Designers, the UK’s professional body for garden design. 

Andrew Wilson's recent commissions include:

  • The New Rose Garden for The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park. Construction to start in early 2009, opening in Summer 2010
  • Family gardens in Staines, Wimbledon & Hersham
  • A two acre steeply sloping garden, Woldingham.
  • A 3.5 acre garden, St Georges Hill Estate, Weybridge.
  • Foxhills Country Club – spa garden with natural swimming pool, sun terrace and treatment cubicles, themed planting, sauna and hot tub, opened November 2008.

Andrew Wilson’s books include:

Influential Gardeners
The Book of Garden Plans
The Book of Plans for Small Gardens
The Gardens of Luciano Giubbilei
Contemporary Colour in the Garden: Top Designers, Inspiring Ideas, New Combinations

Andrew Wilson is currently a contributor to the new RHS Book called Garden Design, Dorling Kindersley to be published in May 2009 and a new book, Colour in Garden Design, Timber Press, to be published in 2010.

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