THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jan05

Rare Breeds Survival Trust

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust is a charity that raises money for conservation work to take place with the UK’s native breeds of farm animals and poultry. Its annual watchlist of breeds threatened with too few numbers is the most important document they produce, as it highlights the success they have in saving breeds from being lost and which breeds need the most help. Why should we keep the rare breeds alive? First of all, they look brilliant (this isn’t as flimsy a case for conservation as you think, honest…) Check out the beautiful Suffolk Punch. These horses were bred to …

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Dec29

How Much Maintenance Does Artificial Grass Require?

About the Author: Anthony Gallagher is the Managing Director of Easigrass. Under his stewardship, Easigrass became the first artificial grass company in the world to exhibit a show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2010. If you are investing in artificial grass, it is important to know how to maintain your lawn to keep it in the very best possible condition. Most artificial grass products come with a guarantee of between eight to ten years but if you take the time to look after it properly, it can easily last double this. One of the main attractions of artificial …

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Sep26

Turf War: The Pros and Cons of Natural and Artificial Grass

(This is a guest post from Anthony Gallagher, Managing Director of Easigrass.) A lot of people still tend to scoff at the idea of artificial grass, but others are starting to realise just how much fake grass has improved. It is now being seen as a genuine, worthwhile alternative to natural grass for a range of domestic and commercial settings. Artificial grass offers some genuine advantages, but also some drawbacks. Deciding which is best for you requires the careful consideration of a number of important factors. Appearance The big objection most people have to fake grass usually relates to its …

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