THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Feb02

Comedy In Essex With Some Plant Based Jokes

Comedy In Essex! Just a quick shout out to anyone in Essex who wishes to support the work of some necessary charities – Children With Cancer First Step The National Autistic Society To raise money for these charities I will be telling some jokes, alongside some fantastically funny and wonderful comics, on February 10th. Details on the poster below and you can get your tickets here… Yes, book my tickets for good laughs and to support these charities now! Look forward to seeing you, your friends or just some random folk you have told about this event and encouraged along – …

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Nov14

Roses for Hips

Just a quick note to share these choices of roses for their hips, from the RHS magazine. The rose choices were… Rosa rugosa ‘Alba’ – yes, lovely. choice Rosa filipes ‘Kiftsgate’ (not sure who has the space to grow this one!) Rosa ‘Francis E Lester’ Rosa ‘Generous Gardener’ (though the article noted if you leave the hips on you will get fewer flowers later in the season) Rosa ‘Morning Mist’ Rosa ‘Cupid’ Rosa sericea subspecies omeiensis f. pteracantha (not just a mouthful of a name, but the hips drop off quickly too, within a few weeks) Rosa ‘Geranium’ Rosa californica …

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May31

One Tree Planted For Every Purchase In June

We will plant one tree, here in the UK, every time you make a purchase online here at Modern Mint in June 2017. Inspired by our Chelsea Fringe project ‘Capture Carbon In Your Garden‘, we will make sure your buying choices have power in this next month. Even if you only buy our cheapest item. Enjoy browsing, tell your eco warrior friends, and help make sure we can get some trees in the ground this month – thank you! Shop Now, For One Tree With Every Purchase.