THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jun29

Charlotte Molesworth

Earlier this month Modern Mint were lucky enough to be invited to visit the garden of Charlotte Molesworth – the …

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Jun22

Notes from Blenheim Palace Flower Show

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After a wonderful weekend at Blenheim Palace Flower Show, where Darren of Modern Mint gave a number of garden talks alongside a few famous faces, we thought we would share some more information about what he spoke of in the talk.     The talk was called ‘Tips for Tomatoes’ and was based on research you can find in a new book by James Wong, who suggested watering your tomatoes with aspirin will increase the vitamin C content in the fruit. Take a look at this excellent book… Darren also talked about: The best plants for bees (Helenium is the very …

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Jun13

Oak Nordeck Chair

  As people keep asking what is our favourite Nordeck chair, we thought we would let you know in no uncertain terms – the oak. Take a closer look at the Oak Nordeck Chair The wood is strong, the colour is beautiful and it just looks right in the garden (or conservatory, or beach hut… or wherever!) The larch is another chair we think is beautiful. Larch is an underused wood, lighter in colour than the oak, but with that ability to fit in seemingly anywhere. The larch chair would be our second choice. The two most popular chairs and …

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Jun07

Wealden Fair

Gardening Hat earth friendly product

This week, from Thursday to Saturday, you will be able to find Modern Mint at the Wealden Summer Fair! It is a really fantastic show, with a hand-picked variety of stalls that will mean you have a great chance of finding something amazing for your home (and garden) as well as gifts for people in your life. We get a lot of our shopping done there! Modern Mint will be taking our latest product, an eco-friendly gardening hat that is guaranteed to keep off the sun and rain! See more of our new eco-friendly gardening hat. The Wealden Summer Fair …

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