Stop Pest!

It is not just our copper tools that will help you keep the pests from eating the plants in your garden. We now stock a range of earth-friendly pest control products for you, to help when the garden is out of balance. These include natural pest control for: Whitefly Cabbage white Leatherjacket Mealybug Aphids We can even help your chickens with a chicken mite killer! See the whole range of natural pest control products. If you need natural help with pests, Modern Mint can help.    


Our Desert Island Plant

For the Chelsea Fringe 2016 Modern Mint are asking you a simple question: What is your Desert Island Plant? We know, we know – it is a tough question to answer! Out of all the plants out there, all the wonderful flowers you could choose – which could you not live without? See what other people have chosen. We thought long and hard about our choice. A few of the also-rans were: Wild primrose. The ‘first rose’ of the year, a simple flower with a beautiful soft colour. Looks as great en-masse as it does when you peer closely at …



Which Copper Trowel Is For Me?

castor trowel

Update – My favourite garden Waltham Place now sell Copper Tools. Copper trowels. There are three of them. Too much choice? Can’t decide: Which Copper Trowel is Best for Me? At Modern Mint we offer three copper trowels. They are… The Mira The Musca And the Castor Each trowel has a uniqueness in both shape and feel when you use it. How you are as a gardener and the style with which you garden will also affect which one is best for you. As we get asked so often what is the difference between each copper trowel, we have written a …