THE MODERN MINT BLOG

May26

Topiary & The Gardenista Website

Darren of Modern Mint gets a mention in this wonderful interview on the Gardenista website with our favourite topiary mentor, Charlotte Molesworth…. Find out here what Charlotte asked for from guests on her wedding day. For more about Charlotte and the work she and Darren do, check out his blog post.

Apr11

Lauriston Farm – A Community Share Offer!

We have written before about the brilliant biodynamic farm here in Essex on the Blackwater Estuary – Lauriston Farm. They have th most amazing cattle, sheep, bees and sea meadows. Yes, you read that right – sea meadows! But now you can buy a share in the business too – see here for the details! Support a beautiful Essex landscape!

Mar19

Estudio Caruncho – Worth A Look!

Estudio Caruncho is the garden design studio of one of our favourite garden designers, the Spaniard Fernando Caruncho. Minimalist rather than maximalist, he has made some of the most iconic gardens of the last 20 years. Recently his own garden has taken something of a transformation too, as a plague wiped out the vast plantings of evergreen boxwoods and escallonia. Reduced as the evergreen components were, it allowed him to replace it with masses of the annual white cosmos – you can read and see photos here of Caruncho’s Temporal Cosmic Garden. But it is his work space we concentrate …

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