Frazer McDonogh

(27 May 2010)

Frazer McDonogh 

Award Winning Garden Designer and Landscaper



Frazer McDonogh is one of Ireland’s leading garden designers and two-time recipient of a Silver-Gilt medal at Bloom, Dublin.


Frazer graduated from Gurteen Agriculture and Horticultural College 1981 with a National Certificate in Horticulture and studied at the famous National Botanical Gardens in Dublin from 1984 to 1986 gaining a London City and Guilds’ Certificate in Horticulture.


Frazer worked with several landscape companies in Ireland and France and in large gardens, including Powerscourt Estate in Wicklow, before starting up his own Landscaping company in 1990. Frazer spent four years working on the tropical islands of Hawaii and much of his portfolio has been influenced by the fauna and landscaping of this beautiful islands.


Frazer established his company Rock and Waterscapes in Co Wicklow “the garden of Ireland” in 1998 and quickly became one of Ireland’s most sought after garden designers and landscapers.


Recently, Frazer exhibited a show garden for two consecutive years (2008 and 2009) at Bloom, Dublin and was awarded the prestigeous Silver-gilt medal each year. In 2008, his garden was also voted ‘Best Small Garden in Show’ and in 2009 his garden was awarded the ‘Most Popular Press Garden in Show’ as voted by The Irish Times, Sunday Business Post and The Mail on Sunday.


He also designed one of the 20 permanent gardens on show at the National Garden Exhibition Centre in Kilquade, Wicklow.


Frazer has made regular TV appearances including TV 3’s Ireland Am programme and City Channel’s garden makeover show.  He has also worked with Diarmuid Gavin on RTE’s ‘’I want a garden’’.


Frazer is as comfortable talking about gardens a he is working on them and he believes gardens are a place we need to go to relax and unwind from the outside world and reconnect with nature. His tours are as inspiring as they are beautiful and he regularly gives talks on the gardens of Ireland and particularly those based in County Wicklow. His tours offer an entertaining and alternative approach to corporate days.


Frazer is available for speaking engagements, corporate tours and consultancy. For more information or to book Frazer for your next event, please call Susan Thornber at Speaker Solutions on 01 6190243 or email

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