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…

 

Oct09

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Talk Notes

On Monday night I gave a talk to the Hardy Plant Society Middlesex. Below are a few links for further information based on some of the ideas discussed in the talk: Real Seeds – a fantastic supplier of fruit and vegetable seeds for growers. Boxwood Caterpillar Advice – from the European Boxwood & Topiary Society. I will also write a little companion piece this winter with more information and some topiary techniques, so watch out for that on this website. Boxwood Lure & Nematodes – my preferred option for dealing with the caterpillar. Discount code for 10% off is EBTSBOX29GBZ …

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Sep27

Photos Of Some Recent Topiary I’ve Clipped

Some recent work over the last year or so, clipping boxwood and holly hedges, yew topiary on top and fun, organic shapes. Contact me if you need some topiary clipping and we can chat about the possibilities. Darren