When discussing child proteges the first name that often comes to mind is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The 18th century Salzburg superstar was a talented pianist, violinist and composer by the age of five. Dublin-based Landscape Architect Peter Donegan certainly wouldn’t compare himself to Wolfgang, but he does share some similarities. He too, was an early starter, but he happily describes his young self as “nerdy and geeky”, rather than anything as pompous as a “protégé”.
It is always humbling to read the thoughts of another on my work in this case of the gardens I designed at Historial de la Grande Guerre Château de Péronne in The Australian Institute of Horticulture Hort Insights magazine.
I think, that view matters just a bit much more when it’s from a fellow professional. Have a read below…..
Peter Donegan returns to The HortWeek (UK’s oldest horticulture publication) podcast with the Senior Reporter Rachel Forsyth. The interview is available in all good podcast stores or via their website.
Garden Designer Peter Donegan interview for 88.3 Southern FM Mollys Blooming Hour at Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) 2023 at The Bamstone, Gold medal central boulevard large show garden.