THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jan10

Bulb: Green Energy Supplier For Me & You

We use Bulb, a 100% green energy supplier, to provide the electricity in our home and office.

It was the easiest, simplest change we could make to lower our carbon footprint and help the planet.

Are we recommending them to you?

Yes we are!

By switching today you can be provided with renewable energy at a pricer cheaper than the big 6. Switching is easy, as Bulb will:

  • Take care of everything
  • Never leave you without power during the switch
  • Pay any exit fees from your old supplier

It takes 2 minutes to sign up, then they do the rest.

Plus, if you use this link to switch, you get £50 and so do we. Not split between us, that’s £50 each. A nice little bonus alongside doing something to reduce climate change.

We hope you will consider taking the step to switch to renewable energy. It is important we burn less fossil fuels and focus on a world of renewable energy instead.

Use Bulb today for your cheaper energy and £50.

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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Jun06

The Garden In Motion

During lockdown I went through a number of old notebooks. I found a note about Gilles Clement and The Garden In Motion – Le Jardin En Mouvement. Underneath my note I had written: “To be researched more! Something to definitely think over!” Now, five years later I have looked again… and am thrilled by this idea. The Garden In Motion is about taking a piece of unused land, and then as the gardener you make choices to do ‘as much as possible for the land and as little as possible against’ it. You are talking about limited input – watering, …

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