THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Mar19

Fernando Caruncho – Temporal Cosmic Garden

A few years back now we wrote about Fernando Caruncho, the Madrid based garden designer known for his minimalist, evergreen planting designs and spaces shaped by geometry. His work has always fascinated us, the sense of calm and unity that pervades the gardens he creates. He speaks poetically about his work too, at times almost in riddles, philosophising about gardens as landscapes of paradise, that purvey atmospheres of stillness that seem at odds with our contemporary ‘constantly on’ lifestyle. Caruncho’s Contrast Between Words and Garden Style It is a strange contrast in his work – expressing himself through plants and …

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May11

How To Choose A Gardener

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As a gardener for many years, we feel well-placed to suggest what you might look for when employing one. There are a few major facets to consider, but the first question to ask is – what help do I need in the garden? “Skilled gardeners who can prune and stake and keep a border looking lively all year are the hardest people to find.” Mary Keen, Garden Designer If all you want is the lawn to be cut – then you can find a gardener easily. Cost, if they are bringing their own mower and petrol, can be around £12-18 …

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Mar14

Garden Consultancy

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Garden Consultancy “Darren has a keen sense of the look and feel of a garden and is always following garden ideas both from the UK and internationally. Our only regret is that we did not implement more.” Tim, CEO, London One of the most popular services we offer is a garden consultancy package. Having worked as a gardener, garden designer and estate manager for a number of years Darren can be booked to help you with your outdoor space. “Thank you for today, we are both greatly enthused and fingers are itching to get in the garden and start… very much …

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