THE MODERN MINT BLOG
Well would you look at that!
The mainstream media are picking up on the idea that organic bulbs are bee friendly bulbs, and we should all be planting them – hurrah!
We have been banging on about this for a few years already, and selling these toxin free bulbs all that time.
Alys Fowler does not mention us in her list of suppliers, but you can see what we have in stock here – Ecobulbs.
Or find a (sadly) short list of other suppliers in the UK here – Where To Buy Organic Bulbs.
Happy planting for spring everyone!
I will be bringing a show about gardening to the Faversham Fringe on Wednesday, August 28th at 8.30pm. More details and tickets here – Faversham Fringe, The Grinning Gardener.
I recently wrote a piece for Topiarius magazine, the flagship publication of the European Boxwood & Topiary Society – of which Modern Mint is both a member and big supporter. Check out the EBTS here. They frequently run courses and talks too, so worth keeping an eye on. Below is the piece I wrote about the tools I use when making topiary and pruning trees…. Darren’s Piece In Topiarius Magazine I use Okatsune Secateurs, which I started pruning with when working on a large orchard in Hampshire. My Felco’s were too difficult to open with cold hands, but the chunky …
Just inc are you are free in the following dates in June, you can visit my mentor Charlotte Molesworth’s topiary garden… Check out the dates the garden is open here. And you can of course join both Charlotte and I for a topiary workshop in the garden in July, as well as September. Hope to see you there!