THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Sep08

New Book By Sally Nex, Garden Writer

Sally Nex is a writer at The Garden magazine, the Guardian, Grow Your Own magazine as well as teaching at the online My Gardening School. We met her via Twitter and through emails a few years ago – and she is lovely. Her writing too is always interesting, worth a read. Sally gardens in Somerset, on an acre of land, where she says she battles the brambles and also looks after chickens and a flock of Dorset Down rare breed sheep. And now she has a new book coming out, based on Growing Your Own for Self Sufficiency. Published by …

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Sep04

Our Favourite Tweets From The Earth Friendly Gardener

As you know by now, we are big fans of John Walker, the earth friendly gardener. He writes: Fantastic Books Excellently Researched Blog Posts And Tweets Quite A Bit Too! Here is a small selection of his most recent tweets. Do give him a follow! Interesting project cultivating meadow habitat in urban Oslo – plus the biodiversity and skills that come with it… https://t.co/PwO1yuk7JN — Judith Conroy (@JCGardener) September 3, 2017 Tough to quit #plastic if you’re a #gardener in the UK. Big #Gardening routinely drowns us in the stuff & few signs of it abating. https://t.co/bvBpDr0N9P — John Walker …

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Aug25

All Gardens Great & Small, With Miranda Hart

So here we have a new programme – All Gardens Great And Small – with the comedienne Miranda Hart and her gardening mother, Dee Hart-Dyke. You can watch the first episode here on More4. And here we are with our tools out, soaking up the sunshine on the day of filming. The #tools #garden #pruning #topiary #sunshine #work A post shared by ModernMint (@modernmintshop) on May 15, 2017 at 5:41am PDT But why would you watch All Gardens Great And Small? Why especially this first episode? Because you can see the wonderful work of our friend, topiary artist Charlotte Molesworth, …

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