Marc O'Neill
Landscape Designer, Mazzullo + Russell Landscape Design
With a family heritage of gardening, creative arts, and textile production, Marc made the transition from an award winning career as a Fashion Designer into the field of Garden and Planting Design. Marc trained at KLC School of Garden Design, Hampton Court Palace, and has an RHS Level 2 certificate in Practical Horticulture from Capel Manor, Regent’s Park.

In 2015 Marc won the Grand Designs Live Garden Designer of the Year Award judged by Kevin McCloud and James Alexander-Sinclair and was subsequently asked to design a Seasonal Garden at Grand Designs Live for River Cottage. Marc has also gained valuable experience working in the USA at The High Line and Chanticleer, has supported the editorial team at Garden’s Illustrated Magazine, and helped plant several Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Show gardens.

Marc worked as a Garden and Planting Designer for Chelsea Flower Show winner Andy Sturgeon for two years on projects including National Trust Benningbrough Hall.

Since 2015 Marc has been developing his horticultural skills at Great Dixter, working as a volunteer in the garden under the tutelage of Fergus Garrett.