Matthew Wilson – garden and landscape designer

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**Winner of the People’s Choice Award at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016**

Matthew Wilson is an award-winning garden and landscape designer, writer, radio and television broadcaster and lecturer. He has extensive design experience having worked on a wealth of projects – from small urban gardens to master planning estates – and can offer a full range of design and horticulture consultancy services to suit your needs.

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.

Matthew has designed two show gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.  In 2016, his show garden, entitled ‘God’s Own Country – A Garden for Yorkshire’ was sponsored by Welcome to Yorkshire, and was inspired by the East Window at York Minster, the largest single expanse of medieval stained glass in Britain. The garden showcased the wealth of stunning scenery, iconic heritage, deep-rooted industries and skilled tradespeople that Yorkshire has to offer.  His garden won the esteemed People’s Choice Award at the show.

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Matthew’s 2016 Chelsea Flower Show Garden. Photo: Lynn Keddie

Matthew designed his first show garden at Chelsea Flower Show for Royal Bank of Canada.  His arid, zero irrigation ‘dry garden’ highlighted how important water management is in the way we garden today.


Matthew’s 2015 Chelsea Flower Show Garden. Photo: Rachel Warne

Matthew can provide a complete design service for clients include full or partial garden design, master planning, consultancy, and planting and landscaping advice.  If you would be interested in talking to Matthew about how he can help you please email him at


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