THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Dec07

Speaker For Your Garden Club In Essex

I do lots of garden talks. Around 50 per year, travelling across the country sharing my knowledge and thoughts on how to garden in our changing climate, to groups who want to know something new. It is exceptionally enjoyable and, I think, experience has made me a much better speaker. So much so that people seem to find it fun too…. “Thank you so much for your great talk last night.  Not only was it interesting and something I don’t think any of us have thought about before, but it was very entertaining.   Our treasurer has already emailed me today …

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Aug20

A Very British Garden – New Garden Talk For 2019

A brand new garden talk for 2019? My, what exciting news! Having had a busy summer, with the topiary work exploding after the Guardian article, I have plans to write a new garden talk for next year. So far I have written 6 different talks in the 4 years I have been running Modern Mint, 4 of which are still available for you to book. They are: What Do I Do With This Space? A garden talk that looks at how other cultures treat their outdoor spaces. A mixture of funny stories and practical advice, it shares techniques people from …

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Aug09

New Garden Talk For 2019

As you know, I give somewhere around 50-75 talks per year. These are at various garden clubs, WI’s, gardening festivals, Oddfellows groups, U3A’s and anywhere else that needs some entertaining. I have 4 talks currently available, on the following subjects: Watering Garden Design Tools Plants For Bees And will be writing a new garden talk for 2019. At this moment it has no title, but I believe it will be about British gardens, pruning, soil, no-dig gardening, orchard management and food growing. It promises to be fun, as always…. and as informative as can be. If you would like to …

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