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BUDDHIST MONK MEDITATES ON MINDFULNESS GARDEN

Martin Cook's Mindfulness Garden at Chelsea Flower Show is designed to show the important of Mindfulness in the chaotic world we all live in.  We are delighted that Buddhist Teacher, Gen Kelsang Sangye will be visiting the show garden on press day May 20th, 12.20 to meditate and discuss the benefits of meditation. [...]

By | 2013-05-14T16:26:03+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Chelsea Flower Show 2013

Things are hotting up (the only thing that is) with the making of The Mindfulness Garden, FR6.  We have a polytunnel full of 750 ornamental grasses.  They may be staying in the tunnel for alittle while yet.  We need a bit more sunshine to bring them outside.   Bonnie Davies of Davies Brothers Nursery is [...]

By | 2013-04-05T10:58:58+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

WENLOCK POETRY FESTIVAL

ENJOY LIFE IS WRITTEN BY MARTIN COOKTODAY WE HEARD THAT MARTIN COOK'S ENJOY LIFE STANDING STONE HAS BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR THE ADRIAN HENRI POETRY IN ART PRIZE. THIS INNOVATIVE PRIZE CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND WORK OF POET AND ARTIST ADRIAN HENRI.  THIS PRIZE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TWENTY TWENTY GALLERY IN WENLOCK, IS EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP [...]

By | 2013-03-11T16:50:37+00:00 March 11th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2013 – THE MINDFULNESS GARDEN

Martin Cook hand carving York stone sundialMartin Cook and his team at The Martin Cook studio are now working hard preparing for Martin's Chelsea Flower Show 2013 show garden, The Mindfulness Garden. The plants are all gently do their bit for the cause, growing peaceful, without effort, at The Davies Brothers Nursery in Burnham.  Bonnie [...]

By | 2013-02-13T16:01:49+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved Welsh slate standing stone

hand carved Welsh slate standing stoneThis stunning riven Welsh slate standing is a private commission for a local client. Martin loved this particular Welsh slate standing stone so much that he offered to compensate the client so he could keep it himself.  Understandably the sensible client refused his offer.  It really is a beautiful piece of [...]

By | 2013-02-13T15:51:04+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2013 – MARTIN COOK'S MINDFULNESS GARDEN

We have great news! Following the success of Martin Cooks silver/gilt medal winning show garden, 'A Literary Garden' 2011, he has been invited to create another show garden for RHS  Chelsea Flower Show 2013. Martin Cooks 'The Mindfulness Garden' will be seen in the Fresh Gardens section of Chelsea Flower Show.  This year his inspiration comes from [...]

By | 2013-01-02T17:32:57+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Slate sundial by Martin Cook featured in Grand Designs

Slate sundial by Martin Cook with hand carved verseThis slate sundial featured in the garden of this weeks edition of Grand Designs. It was designed and hand carved by Martin Cook. The contemporary house on the banks of the River Thames created a look of debate. Some loved it, others hated.  Regards of personal opinion it [...]

By | 2012-10-12T12:51:21+00:00 October 12th, 2012|Martin's Blog|0 Comments