Awards

Awards timeline

We regularly exhibit at RHS Flower Shows and have worked with many familiar household brands to promote their products through the creation of unique and exciting show gardens. Sadie May Studios have won numerous Garden Design Awards which are listed here.

2019 RHS Show Garden

2019 RHS Shows

Design and Build of five exhibits winning a record breaking five top accolades at each show including two ‘Best in Show’ awards. Sponsored by ‘The Original Muck Boot Company’.

2018 RHS Silver-gilt medal winner Garden

2018: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Charleston Garden’ Hampton Court show garden Sponsored by Brand USA.

2018 RHS medal winning garden

2018: RHS medal winner

‘Great Gardens of the USA: The Oregon Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2017 RHS Silver-gilt Medal Winning Garden

2017: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘Great Gardens of the USA: The Charleston Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2017 RHS Silver-gilt Medal Winning Garden

2017: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘Great Gardens of the USA: The Oregon Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2017 RHS Medal Winning Garden

2017: RHS medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2016 RHS Silver medal winning garden

2016: RHS Silver medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Charleston Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2016 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2016: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Oregon Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2016 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2016: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘Great Gardens of the USA: The Austin Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2015 RHS Silver medal winning garden

2015: RHS Silver medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Charleston Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2015 RHS medal winning garden

2015: RHS medal winner

Great Gardens of the USA: The Massachusetts Garden” Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Brand USA.

2014 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2014: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘The Viking Cruises Norse Garden’ Chelsea Flower Show Artisan Garden. Sponsored by Viking Cruises UK Ltd.

2012 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2012: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘The Swiss Alpine Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Switzerland Tourism UK.

2011 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2011: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

‘The Copella Plant and Protect Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Copella Fruit Juices Ltd.

2010 RHS Silver-gilt medal winning garden

2010: RHS Silver-gilt medal winner

The ‘Copella Bee Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Copella Fruit Juices Ltd.

2008 RHS medal winning garden

2008: RHS medal winner

The ‘Branching Out With Copella – The Apple Juice Garden’ Hampton Court show garden. Sponsored by Copella Fruit Juices Ltd.

2006 Brightsparks achievement award

2006/2007: Brightsparks achievement award

'Subrural' research project, a collaboration with artist Emma Smith.

2005 The Great Garden Challenge

2005: The Great Garden Challenge

Overall winner of Channel 4’s ‘The Great Garden Challenge’.

Television

Television coverage of our projects

Our gardens have been featured both nationally and internationally on television.

Better Homes – Australia

Sadie was interviewed for the television series ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ which aired in Australia. She appeared on the show speaking about her 2014 Chelsea Flower Show Artisan Garden.

MBC – South Korean Television

Sadie was invited to appear on a South Korean television gardening series for MBC. She was interviewed about her career and expert thoughts and tips on garden design and planting.

BBC – Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2010 ‘The Copella Bee Garden’

During the filming of the Hampton Court Flower Show the BBC followed Sadie through the process of the build and delved into her horticultural history. ‘The Copella Bee Garden’ was featured in the television coverage of the show highlighting the plight of the honey bee.

Channel 4 – The Great Garden Challenge

Sadie May Stowell and Chloe Murphy, a fellow garden designer, entered the Channel 4 ’The Great Garden Challenge’. They were selected and subsequently competed against sixty-three other pairs of garden designers.

Over the course of the following three months they designed and built four show gardens, and were eventually declared overall winners by public vote.

An arrangement of different coloured flowers in a garden
Media

Magazines, journals and newspapers

We are proud to have been featured in a number of magazines, newspapers and journals, please read on for further details.

Pride of our alley
2014
An Orchard Revisited
2008
Time to shine
2005
Show garden promotes English apples
2011
RHS Hampton Court Flower show garden desgined from Bee’s point of view
2010
Let's be sweet to Bees
2010
Designer Secrets with Sadie May Stowell
2008
Emma Smith & Sadie Stowell
2007