27.10.10 — In the beginning - The birth of the Garden Design Journal

Sixteen years ago Andrew Wilson found himself thrown in at the deep end: recently elected to the Society's Council, and now chosen to be Chair and put in charge of a soon-tobe relaunched magazine he guided the Garden Design Journal through it's crucial early years. Read the full article in Novembers Garden Design Journal in the 100th edition on pages 16 and 17.

06.10.10 — Hyde Park Hayes

Wilson McWilliam Studio have been recently appointed to extend their award winning piazza at Hyde Park Hayes. Work is due to commence on site in the first week of October with an anticipated completion date of January 2011.

01.10.10 — Perfectly Formed: Brilliant Ideas for Small Gardens

Readers’ Day at The London College of Garden Design: Small Gardens. Join Gardens Illustrated on Saturday, 20 November 2010 for a day of ideas and inspiration on creating the perfect small garden. During the day speakers will discuss aspects of design and inspirational planting for year-round interest, along with innovative space-saving ideas. Even in a small garden you can achieve a successful crop of home-grown fruit and vegetables, so there will be plenty of ideas on this too, as well as a focus on all-important design details such as walls and boundaries, lighting and furniture that will help you make the most of your space. The day will be chaired by designer and college director Andrew Wilson.

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01.10.10 — The Gardens of Luciano Giubbilei

Andrew Wilson examines 12 significant gardens from Giubbilei's portfolio. Each project is fully documented, from the preparation of mood boards to final planting and finishing. Sections on site development, nursery production and the sourcing of plants, and the artists and craftsmen with whom Giubbilei works complete the in-depth account of his working methods and sources of inspiration.

The Gardens of Luciano Giubbilei

24.09.10 — BALI award winners

The Savill Rose Garden has been voted a finalist in the BALI National Landscape Awards 2010. The winner will be announced on Friday December 3rd at the awards ceremony

BALI awards

01.09.10 — Coming up roses

Naomi Slade is delighted by the new Rose Garden at the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park, read the full article in the September Issue of Berkshire Life pg 81-83

Berkshire Life September 2010

30.07.10 — Plantaholics anonymous

Designer Jill Billington excels at creating small city gardens with such seductive planting that her clients are soon addicted to gardening too. Article by Andrew Wilson, Gardens Illustrated August 2010 pg96-98 images Marianne Majerus

27.07.10 — Dynamic Planting

Dynamic Planting for Public and garden Spaces - Andrew Wilson will look at the future of garden design at Palmstead Nurseries' 3rd annual soft landscape workshop on Wednesday 22nd September 2010

Soft landscape workshop

22.07.10 — Cumberland Lodge Conference

Why do we love gardens and find them so engaging? In what ways do they do us good? How can the social benefits of gardens and gardening be maximised? And, what should we be doing with our gardens now to make sure the benefits they can bring us will be secured for the future?

Confirmed speakers include: Ursula Bu chan, Mike Calnan, Gilly Drummond and Andrew Wilson.

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11.07.10 — Telegraph article on the New Savill Rose Garden

Wilson is well known in the gardening world as the RHS's chief assessor, judging the gardens at Chelsea Flower Show, as well as the founder and principal of the London College of Garden Design, but since as a designer his work has focused more on private gardens, this is a fascinating public exposé of his design skills, which is sure to be scrutinised forensically by those whose work he has marked and criticised at the shows. I think he emerges triumphantly.

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