Matthew Wilson – garden designer, writer, broadcaster

MatthewWilson copyMatthew Wilson is a well-respected garden designer, writer, radio and television broadcaster and lecturer.  His particular areas of horticultural interest include environmentally sensitive gardening, wildlife and landscapes.

Alongside Matthew’s main work as a landscape designer he also writes extensively in the media, is a regular correspondent for the Financial Times and has been a regular panelist on Radio 4’s Gardeners Question Time since 2009.

In 2015 Matthew partnered with Royal Bank of Canada, to design the “Royal Bank of Canada Garden” at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It was the first time Matthew has designed a show garden at Chelsea and he was awarded a Silver Gilt by the judges. The garden reflected his commitment to conserving water, his breadth of knowledge of sustainable garden design and his experience in creating urban gardens.

Matthew is Managing Director and Principle Designer at Clifton Nurseries. Clifton Nurseries design, build and maintain gardens from their base in Little Venice, one of the most captivating nursery retail centers in Britain and the oldest horticultural business in London, established in 1851.  The majority of their work is in the capital, designing and building city gardens, but Matthew is currently working on projects in Riyadh, Athens, Toulouse and North Yorkshire.


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