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  • 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 doing a great job bring on all the plants for the garden.  A plant list to follow. Yesterday Martin and Matthew started putting ...

    Posted at April 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at March 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • 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 Davies ...

    Posted at February 13, 2013 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • Hand carved Welsh slate standing stone

    hand carved Welsh slate standing stone

    Posted at February 13, 2013 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at January 2, 2013 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at October 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • Lettered Oak bench – Grand Designs Channel 4

    Lettered oak bench carved by Martin Cook for Grand DesignsMartin Cook's sculptural lettered oak bench was featured in this weeks edition of Grand Designs.  The camera sweeps the beautiful contemporary garden of the riverside home in Henley, lingering on the lettered oak bench which was ...

    Posted at October 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • Welsh Slate Standing Stone for Savill Garden – Crown Estates press release

    [caption id="attachment_1670" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Hand carved poem standing stone at Savill Garden by martin CookThe award winning Rose Garden in The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, has a new feature thanks to the generosity of an anomymous donor.  The work is by distinquished sculptor Martin Cook, one of the country's leading stone carvers and letter designers.  Some of his major commissions include the stone lettering on the Mountbatten Memorial at 10 Downing Stree, The Bali ...

    Posted at October 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • Welsh slate monolith for Savill Garden by Martin Cook

    Welsh slate monolith for Savill Garden by Martin Cook This hand carved Welsh slate monolith standing stone has been privately commissioned to mark the completion of the planting of The Queens rose garden at Savill Garden.  The work is carried out ...

    Posted at August 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

    Martin Cook will be exhibiting at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show again this year.  You can meet him on stand PK103.  There will be an on going demonstration of hand carving throughout the show. Martin Cook Studio will be exhibiting a collection of garden carvings, standing stone, sculptural oak benches and sundials.  All with hand carved verse. Martin Cook and his son, Matthew, will be working on the show stand over the weekend.  As soon as there a ...

    Posted at June 29, 2012 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
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