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RHS Chelsea Flower Show medal winning gardens by Martin Cook

Medal Winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gardens by Martin Cook Martin Cook has been exhibiting his hand carved garden art at RHS Chelsea Flower Show since 2009.  In 2011  he created an Artisan Garden call A Literary Garden.  This was Martin first RHS Chelsea Show Garden and it was awarded a Silver Gilt Medal. Driven [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:46+01:00May 18th, 2020|garden carvings, Martin's Blog|Comments Off on RHS Chelsea Flower Show medal winning gardens by Martin Cook

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone Riven slate standing stone I made this piece for a private client so time ago.  I discovered this image in the archives and was delighted to rediscover it. It is always a great surprise when I find images of work that I had forgotten.  Over the years I [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00March 28th, 2018|architectural lettering, garden carvings, hand carved lettering, Martin's Blog, Welsh slate standing stone|Comments Off on Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone

Hand carved oak bench

Hand carved oak bench Yesterday we traveled through ten counties delivering and installing artwork to clients! This hand carved oak bench was commissioned by a client in Gloucestershire and it sits in the courtyard of their fantastic Cotswold stone house.  This was gift for my clients partner.  It looked perfect and the clients were delighted. [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00March 28th, 2018|garden carvings, hand carved lettering, Martin's Blog, Portland stone|Comments Off on Hand carved oak bench

Hand carved slate memorials

Hand carved slate memorials Martin Cook creates beautiful individually designed Welsh slate headstones from his Buckinghamshire studio. Each Welsh slate headstone is designed and carved by hand. Martin Cook only uses the best Welsh slate to create his headstones.  He travels to the Welsh quarries to personally select the very best pieces of slate for [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00January 8th, 2018|architectural lettering, garden carvings, hand carved lettering, hand carved signage, headstone, Martin's Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hand carved slate memorials

Riven Welsh Slate standing stone by Martin Cook

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone by Martin Cook This elegant 8' high riven Welsh slate standing stone by Martin Cook was recently installed in the clients garden.  It was a private commission, a gift to Martin's clients husband. This riven Welsh slate standing stone was designed and hand carved by Martin Cook at his Buckinghamshire [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:48+01:00November 7th, 2017|garden carvings, Martin's Blog|Comments Off on Riven Welsh Slate standing stone by Martin Cook

Gardeners World BBC 2 14th October featuring Martin Cook

 Gardeners World BBC 2 14th October featuring Martin Cook You will remember from Martin's blog in August that  Gardeners World BBC came to Dovecot to film Martin.  The episode that features Martin talking to Joe Swift about the use of stone carvings in gardens will be on this Friday ,14th October on BBC 2. Joe [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:48+01:00October 12th, 2016|garden carvings, hand carved signage, Martin's Blog, Welsh slate standing stone|Comments Off on Gardeners World BBC 2 14th October featuring Martin Cook

HAND CARVED GARDEN ARTWORKS FOR SALE BY MARTIN COOK

Hand carved garden artworks for sale by Martin Cook As previously mentioned in Martin's blog, BBC Gardeners World came to Dovecot to film for Gardeners World.  During the filming Joe Swift explored the gardens at Dovecot and discovered hidden artworks made by Martin Cook.  These pieces are now for sale. Each piece of garden artwork [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:49+01:00August 17th, 2016|garden carvings, Martin's Blog|Comments Off on HAND CARVED GARDEN ARTWORKS FOR SALE BY MARTIN COOK

BBC Gardeners World filming at Martin Cook Studio

BBC Gardeners World filming at Martin Cook Studio This week Joe Swift and the BBC Gardeners World team visited Martin Cook's garden and workshop to film a piece that will be shown on BBC in August. Joe Swift talked to Martin about his history of Chelsea Flower Show medal winning gardens.  Martin has designed three [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:49+01:00July 15th, 2016|garden carvings, hand carved lettering, Welsh slate standing stone|Comments Off on BBC Gardeners World filming at Martin Cook Studio

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 – Best Fresh Garden and Gold Medal winner by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Best Fresh Garden and Gold Medal winner by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze The Marble and Granite Centre – Antithesis of Sarcophagi FRESH GARDENS BACK TO RESULTS   1 / 4 2 / 4   The Marble and Granite Centre - Antithesis of Sarcophagi 3 / 4   The Marble and [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:49+01:00May 27th, 2016|architectural lettering, garden carvings, hand carved lettering, Martin's Blog|Comments Off on RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 – Best Fresh Garden and Gold Medal winner by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze
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