Fiann O Nuallain
Fiann Ó Nualláin is a multi-award-winning garden designer and horticultural therapist. He blogs at theholisticgardener.com, writes a weekend gardening column with the 'Irish Examiner' and contributes to many gardening, health and lifestyle publications. His previous books, 'The Holistic Gardener: First Aid from the Garden' and 'The Holistic Gardener: Beauty Treatments from the Garden' were category bestsellers and received extensive media coverage. Fiann is an advocate of gardening for physical and mental health and believes that a return to the phytochemicals in food and herbs is the future of health management and illness treatment. He co-presented RTE's 'Dermot's Secret Garden' and makes regular contributions to other TV and radio programmes on the natural environment, biodiversity, ecological gardening and GIY. He develops outreach horticulture programmes working with children at risk, elder groups, adults in recovery and community regeneration projects. He exhibits at 'Bloom' in Dublin's phoenix park every year and regularly wins awards for his gardens there.