APL Avenue is once again returning to BBC Gardeners’ World Live, taking place at the NEC from 13-16 June. The Avenue gives five APL members the opportunity to build gardens at the show, and showcase their work to the thousands of visitors looking for garden inspiration.

In 2019, APL Avenue has a travel inspired theme - showing how a passion for globe-trotting can be used to influence in the design of a back garden. From Moroccan colours, to the New York skyline, see how these five top landscaping companies incorporate the travel theme into their inspirational Show Gardens with a multitude of great ideas.

Creative Roots
This multi-cultural garden
takes influence from a range
of countries including Cambodia
and Florida, to create a warm
and exotic space in the heart of


Design it Landscapes
Influenced by a love of New
York, this garden design uses
trees and grasses to add
privacy, making an enticing
place to relax with a Manhattan


GADD Brothers
This garden flows from the
bifold doors of a new
extension adding height and
interest to a simple space.


Morgan Oates
Designed as an after-work
escape, heavily influenced
by Moroccan and
Mediterranean style.


Timotay Landscapes
Inspired by Asian adventures
this garden features secluded seating, exotic planting and a waterfall.


Young Landscapes Award Competition
Matthew Wood, Mysercough College, and Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers
Young Landscapes Award Competition
Reece McKay, and Brian Hughes, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)