Thanks to the Irish Examiner for this lovely review of The Garden Awakening!
In addition to some book launch events around Ireland, Mary recently had a chat with BBC Radio Ulster’s Gardener’s Corner. You can listen in here.
Update: Delighted to say that we can now sell the book to anywhere in the world right from here. Click through to the Shop!
Mary’s book The Garden Awakening: Designs To Nurture Our Land and Ourselves is out now at shops in Ireland and the UK or online at Amazon UK, Waterstones, and The Book Depository. Stay tuned for a list of more booksellers.
We have some endorsements here from fellow land lovers, including this message from the wonderful Jane Goodall!
Currently Mary is implementing a design concept for the New Ross Library Park in County Wexford. Have a look at her plans & some photos of the progress below.
This garden draws on three periods of the history of writing and storytelling in Ireland.
1. Irish Mythology
2. The First example of writing in Ireland, the Ogham script.
3. The monastic tradition of illuminated scripts.
Lovely column in the Irish Times by Róisín Ingle about Mary & Dare To Be Wild. Thank you Róisín.
Dare to Be Wild, the feature length film based on Mary’s true life story, will screen at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in March. The film focuses on the magical story of Mary’s journey to build a gold medal winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.
The screening will be on 26th March at the Lighthouse, 8pm. Tickets go on sale on the film fest website on the 25th February @ 7.30pm.
New year, new update in the DIY Forest Garden blog! Find out what’s been happening as the gang moves on through the next steps from Mary’s upcoming book The Wild Way for creating a do it yourself forest garden.
Thank you to Diarmuid Gavin for including Mary on this list of “Top Ten Greatest Landscape Designers” in The Daily Mail Online. In great company!