Illustrated talks

Marion gives a variety of talks on different subjects, all lavishly illustrated with digital images. Marion confidently speaks to groups from 20 to 350 as well as providing an alternative to after-dinner entertainment. Please contact to find out more about the talks and how they might interest your group.

Garden Tours

Marion leads garden tours in the UK and abroad, tailored to a group’s individual interests. Please contact to discuss where you would like to go and what you would like to see.


‘Thank you so much, your talk was mesmerizing and we’ve had many grateful and good comments from the audience’
       SCT – Hampshire Gardens Trust


"We had a large audience for your talk, which is a reflection of the fact that the members thought they were going to listen to a really good speaker. They were not disappointed!"
      Fagus Gardening Group







Marion leading a group at Villa D'Este

"Marion was absolutely brilliant and was very knowledgeable on the gardens, plants and history."

       Lake District Tour


"Marion Mako was an excellent guide"
      Netherlands Tour

“Thank you for all your hard work which made the trip such a pleasure.”
      Italian Tour