Helen Elks-Smith

Helen Elks-Smith

Helen Elks-Smith is a Garden Designer who creates stunning gardens that are holistically designed taking into account their surroundings, the function of the garden and the effect the garden has on your wellbeing. 

Helen studied Garden Design at Writtle College coming from a mathematical background she combines these talents to design not only beautiful but practical gardens.

In 2005 she started her Garden Design Company Elks-Smith Landscape and Garden Design.

Helen was made a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers in 2019 and has designed 2 RHS Gold Medal, a Silver Gilt and Silver medal winning gardens.


Branching out

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n 2021 Helen Elks-Smith features in a new type of gardening programme Your Garden Made Perfect which was first shown on BBC2 on 04 February 2021.

Your Garden Made Perfect

Presented by Angela Scanlon as well as Helen Elks-Smith it features award-winning garden designers, Pip Probert, Tom Massey and Manoj Malde also for small spaces Joel Bird.


Helen lives in the New Forest Hampshire.


Awards

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

2019

2014
Oak Processionary Moth Garden - Silver Medal


RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

2016
Outstanding Natural Beauty Garden - Gold Medal 


RHS Tatton Flower Show

2015
Garden of Light - Gold Medal


Television Programme


2021
Your Garden Made Perfect

Your Garden Made Perfect
First shown 04/02/2021


Episode 3

Episode 6


All photographs are copyright of BBC.com


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