THE MODERN MINT BLOG
Here are three gardening blogs worth checking up on:
A blogger who began gardening on an allotment with his mum in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex.
A ‘latecomer’ to gardening, blogs on the gardens she likes and takes great photos. Also founded the Raven Charitable Trust, providing medical care for villagers in Rajasthan.
A journalist and blogger, who also writes for the Guardian and published The Allotment Keeper’s Handbook: A Down-to-Earth Guide to Growing Your Own Food
And for a few more great reads, do try these…
There seems to be some underhand shenanigans going on here. Bob Flowerdew is threatening to resign. We face losing the UK’s cornerstone organic garden. So please take a look at what is going on via the Facebook group…. go on! Go Now! Save Ryton Organic Gardens!
Today we will be looking at Garden Design Trends in 2018. Just so you are in the know about what is cool and what is not cool in the 12 months ahead…. For the past like, million years I have shared my thoughts on what the gardening industry tell us the latest trends are going to be. If you are interested, you can see here the garden design trends for 2017. Or take a peek at my favourite of all the posts I have written – Alternative Garden Design Trends. This is my individual take on what the latest garden design …
Well now, this is interesting…. UK Plans 50 Million New Trees in Northern Forest Likely? See the pitfalls? We love the idea and wholeheartedly support as much tree planting as possible. But are seriously doubtful that this is more than a sticking plaster solution to England being so vastly ‘under-treed’…. or should that be ‘overfelled?’ Yet whether this idea happens or not, all we ask is that you please make sure you plant as many trees as you can in your garden!