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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+00:00 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+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

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