THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Mar26

RHS Speakers List

Darren of Modern Mint is on the RHS Speakers List! If you need a speaker for your garden club, WI …

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Feb23

Green Elements at The Quay Theatre, March 12th

In less than two weeks my brand new talk Green Elements: Cultivating Your Garden In Extraordinary Times will be presented, for the first time ever, at the Quay Theatre in Sudbury. The date is March 12th and the time will be 3pm. See what the blurb says about the talk. For those of you this kind of thing matters to, there is no 6 Nations rugby on that afternoon. So don’t panic, you won’t be missing out if you come to the Quay Theatre…. Greener Sudbury, a community group in the town who are committed to making the area a …

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Feb08

Boxford Gardening Club

Last night Modern Mint visited a wonderful garden club in Suffolk, Oxford Gardening Club. Darren presented one of his favourite talks – ‘What Do I Do With This Space?’ and sold several items afterwards, including the Modern Mint hand creams and hori hori knives. A hori hori knife is a Japanese trowel, a lethal weapon and an incredibly popular item on our shop – we also sold a few online last night, so are packing those up this morning! Answers to Questions from Boxford Gardeners The first question we need to answer is: who is the designer that worked with …

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Jan25

Quay Theatre, Sudbury

New Talk at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury Darren will be presenting a brand new talk on March 12th, 2017 at the beautiful Quay Theatre in Sudbury. Visit the Quay’s website for details! The theatre itself is just past the cricket ground, next to the river, and not only provides Suffolk with a range of theatre, music, comedy and talks (like Darren’s new one!) but every Friday and Saturday night it opens its top floor to Carl Shillingford. Carl is a Michelin trained chef and something of a Sudbury secret. He forages and prepares a range of ‘wild’ foods, creating his own …

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