THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jun09

Bestselling Garden Books

We love books at Modern Mint (we hope to publish a number of garden writers one day) and have added a bookshop to share with you the authors we think are great.

Here are our current bestsellers, in order (and a few we think should become so!)

(We just realised Amazon are currently discounting the Jake Hobson book!) and a few we love…

If you’re looking for more inspiration, please do email us (or use the search button from Amazon below) and we will send you a list of other ideas we like! Our ‘must-reads’ tend to number the 100’s…

 

Aug16

How To Use Topiary In The Garden – Talk Via Zoom

You can get a ticket for this new talk I’m giving at the European Boxwood And Topiary Society here – TALK TICKETS It is on the 25th August at 6pm. It should be great fun and I’m very excited to be sharing some recent thoughts about topiary with people – and how it might work in a modern garden.

Jun14

The Telegraph Wrote About My Topiary Work Yesterday

If you have a subscription, you can check out an article about bespoke ideas for your garden in the Telegraph. There are some great crafts people there, so check it out. Click Here To See The Article About my Topiary Work In The Telegraph

Jun06

Lockdown Thinking, Changes A-Coming…

Topiary Modern Mint

Lockdown has given me a chance to look through old notebooks and begin, gently, to piece together some sort of narrative about Modern Mint and how it has grown over the last six years. And it has changed massively in that time! Modern Mint Now, June Lockdown 2020 I currently make and maintain topiary all over the UK for clients who love well-pruned hedges and sculptures. I love this job – it is a beautiful art. In the winter I prune wisteria, roses and fruit trees in orchards. Much colder, shorter work days… but equally satisfying work. I give talks …

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