The Gardening Mind

Thank you to Jo from The Gardening Mind for this lovely review of Mary’s forthcoming book We Are The Ark on her podcast Landscapes Aloud. Listen here!

The Great Rewilding – The Irish Times

How amazing Ireland would be if we were covered in our own plants, if we didn’t decide to import things that were pretty?” Reynolds asks. “How do we think we always need to be like someone else?

Thank you to The Irish Times for including Mary in this important piece The Great Rewilding: How amazing Ireland would be if we were covered in our own plants? You can read it here.


In the heart of Dingle are a series of walled gardens designed by Mary over the last ten years, built and maintained by the locals themselves, it is wildlife and human haven in the centre of Dingle town. Nuacht TG4 stopped by for a visit, you can watch here starting at 9:34 minutes.

Mary chats with MAHB at Stanford

Mary talked with the folks at the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB, pronounced “mob”) at Stanford University. MAHB is a meeting place for global civil society — citizens concerned with the interconnections among the greatest threats to human well-being: this is the human predicament. It is an initiative of Stanford University, bringing the best science to civil society. You can read the interview here.

Conversation with Glen Hansard

Last month Mary chatted with Glen Hansard on an Instagram Live broadcast about We Are The Ark. Please have a look!

Love & Courage Podcast

Mary recently joined Ruairí McKiernan on his Love & Courage podcast to talk about We Are The Ark. Click through to watch on Facebook

Welcome aboard my Love and Courage podcast conversation with the wonderful Mary Reynolds. Mary is a world-renowned “reformed” landscape designer who was previously the youngest ever gold medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show. She’s the founder of the We Are The Ark movement, a patron of Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland -WRI and she’s had a movie made about her. The conversation is also available as audio-only on my Love and Courage podcast, which is available on Spotify and all main podcast apps. Big thanks to all you podcast patrons.

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