theAdmin

/theAdmin

About theAdmin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far theAdmin has created 73 blog entries.

Hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone

  Hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone This hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone was first exhibited at Chelsea Flower Show 2014.  Alan Titchmarsh saw it and fell in love.  The hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone now takes pride of place in Alan Titchmarsh's private garden. Martin Cook exhibits all pieces [...]

By | 2015-01-27T14:19:05+00:00 January 27th, 2015|garden carvings, Martin's Blog, Welsh slate standing stone|0 Comments

Welsh slate hand carved memorial

Welsh slate hand carved memorial by Martin Cook Welsh slate hand carved memorial by Martin Cook with beautiful relief carving Welsh slate hand carved memorial by Martin Cook Martin has continued to make beautiful hand carved, individually designed memorials.  Each memorial is designed to reflect the life of those remembered,  Martin [...]

By | 2014-01-13T16:17:33+00:00 January 13th, 2014|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved slate signs by Martin Cook

Hand carved slate signs by Martin Cook   Hand carved slate signs at Kata Rocks, Phuket I was approached last year by Richard Pope to design and hand carve slate signs to be installed at Kata Rocks, Phuket.  We were given a deadline for installation of 5th December.  We pulled out all the stops!  The [...]

By | 2014-01-13T15:41:47+00:00 January 13th, 2014|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Elegant hand carved oak bench by Martin Cook

Elegant hand carved oak bench by Martin Cook Elegant hand carved oak bench by Martin Cook in clients garden This elegant hand carved oak bench was designed and carved by Martin Cook for a private garden. Martin's hand carved pieces include standing stones, garden poetry, sundial, benches and tables. The individually designed and hand carved lettering [...]

By | 2013-08-21T16:13:07+01:00 August 21st, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Enjoy Life Welsh slate hand carved standing stone by Martin Cook

ENJOY LIFE BE KIND BREAK RULES DRINK WINE BE LOVING HEAR SONG SEE BEAUTY LIVE LIFE BE FREE Poem by Martin Cook Enjoy Life Welsh slate hand carved standing stone by Martin Cook copyright Martin Cook 2005

By | 2013-07-17T15:34:59+01:00 July 17th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

York Stone hand carved standing sundial by Martin Cook

York stone hand carved standing sundial by Martin Cook Martin Cook studio designed an created the York Stone stone standing sundial for a private client. This fantastic piece of hand carved garden art was designed and hand carved by Martin and his son Matthew at his Buckinghamshire stone carving studio. Martin also wrote [...]

By | 2013-07-17T15:24:05+01:00 July 17th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Listen to your quiet mind

This hand carved roundel featured in Martin Cook's Mindfulness Garden, RHS Chelsea FLower Show 2013. This piece recently got a lot of attention on the Martin Cook Studio trade stand at Hampton Court Flower Festival. We had a very successful show and the weather was amazing.  Another RHS certificate of merit to add to [...]

By | 2013-07-17T15:17:45+01:00 July 17th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

PLANT LIST FOR THE MINDFULNESS GARDEN, CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Please accept our apologies for the lack of photographs of The Mindfulness Garden in the making.  We have all been working very long hours with 5am starts and 10pm finishes! The garden is looking fantastic, and the planting is wild!  Martin's landscaper, Chris Holland, has had a tough job interpreting Martin's idea, but we are [...]

By | 2013-05-18T19:47:14+01:00 May 18th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments