THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Dec22

Mrs M

Thank you for taking such care with my order it is much appreciated. We saw the products at one of the shows at Hyde Hall and were most impressed.
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Apr23

Escallonia – THE PLANT FOR BEES?

Here is a note form our Facebook page about the wonderful evergreen shrub Escallonia. Not only is it immensely easy to clip into brilliant shapes (oh, how we love topiary….) but it seems to be a winner when it comes to the bees. Has anyone done some research on this? For another shrub that is reportedly loved by the bees, move on from this Escallonia post and focus on Phillyrea.

Apr19

A Poem From Shane Koyczan

Just occasionally we come across a writer who shares something with us we really enjoy, that really hits the right button for that moment. This time, that writer is poet Shane Koyczan. As part of his newsletter, he sends out a new poem. Last month the poem was the one below, entitled ‘Whatever Mountain’. The lines ‘you will have won nothing by crossing this finish line / It exists / only to task you with discovering / how much deeper / you can go’ from the middle section felt extraordinary to read. It is a positive, powerful poem about moving forward. Sometimes, when we …

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Apr18

Our Bee-Friendly, Organic Bulbs Are Flowering

We received this photo from a follower on Twitter last week, showing off the organic bulbs he bought from us and planted in his garden… @ModernMintLtd here you go. pic.twitter.com/86Je5cY8dO — Mike Conrad-Pickles (@Mikeandhisdog) April 7, 2017 Amazing! Those will be some happy bees! Read this to find out more about the bee friendly bulbs you can plant in your garden – Organic Bulbs.