The Garden Awakening
Designs to nurture our land and ourselves

By (author) Mary Reynolds


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Mary Reynolds is the youngest woman to win a gold medal at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show. She is an Irish garden and landscape designer, famous for her wild gardens at Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in London and worldwide. Her life has been the inspiration for a film: Dare to be Wild.


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Dare to be Wild, a film based on Mary Reynolds life was released on Netflix USA on 1 April 2018

BBC News article 'Chelsea Flower Show: Love Story of Irish Winner made into film' by Chris Buckler, 23 September 2016

'Gardening’s wild child: Mary Reynolds' by Kathryn Knight, Daily Mail Weekend, 16 September 2016

'Meet Mary Reynolds, the plant whisperer who dared to be Wild' an interview with Mary Reynolds by Judith Woods in The Daily Telegraph 4 September 2016

A feature on Mary Reynolds in The English Garden Magazine in September 2016

Foreword by Larry Korn, translator and editor of The One-Straw Revolution.

Mary Reynolds won the Chelsea Flower Show Gold Award in 2002

Report on RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ about Mary Reynolds


Description for sales people

Dare to be Wild, a film based on Mary Reynolds life was released on Netflix on 1 April 2018

Foreword by Larry Korn, translator and editor of The One-Straw Revolution.

Mary Reynolds won the Chelsea Flower Show Gold Award in 2002

Report on RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ about Mary Reynolds


Description for reader

This book is perfect for people who are interested in garden design, permaculture and forest gardening, and students of landscape and garden design.


Description for reader

This book is perfect for people who are interested in garden design, permaculture and forest gardening, and students of landscape and garden design. People who love the film Dare to be Wild will also love this book.


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Chelsea Gold Award winning garden designer Mary Reynolds shows you how to design a garden that works in harmony with the land.


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Chelsea Gold Award winning garden designer and inspiration for the film Dare to be Wild Mary Reynolds shows you how to design a garden that works in harmony with the land.