Susan Summers
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susan summers

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Susan Summers, BSc (Hons), ONC, MPM, principal garden designer and managing director of Summers Garden Designs, is passionate about gardens and gardening.

In twenty four years of project management and technical design, Susan has developed a special understanding of the importance of working closely with clients and understanding their needs and beliefs. You will find Susan has both a creative and professional approach to the garden design business.

Susan holds a BSc (Hons) in Garden Design, a Masters Certificate in Project Management and an ONC in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Susan studied garden design at Sparsholt College.

As National Co-ordinator for the Society of Garden Designers, Mid-South region, Susan provides and organises professional development for 150+ garden designers across the south of England. Susan also acts as the interface between the SGD council and the RCO groups.

Susan is a lecturer at Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) School of Horticulture, teaching Garden History and Design Principles.

An active committee member of the Winchester Horticultural Society, Susan is responsible for publicity and web design. Susan has organised several events including the annual plant sale and the seed swap.

In their spare time Susan and her husband Patrick produce fruit and vegetables in their kitchen garden, for the table and annual Autumn Horticultural Show.

In 2013, Susan's own designed garden will be partisipating in the National Garden Scheme 85th Anniversary yellow book. Look out for more information in the future months.