THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Feb28

Notes From ‘A Very British Garden’

My new talk for 2019 ‘A Very British Garden’ has now been given to a few garden clubs in the UK. If you wish to book me for another talk, then you can find my talk subjects here – Garden Club Speaker. A Very British Garden Is about what I see when I work on gardens in the UK, the problems that I am consistently asked to solve – like bare fences, smelly compost, why boxwood plants are being defoliated and how come slugs are eating all the lettuce…. It has been great fun to write and I hope you …

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Dec07

Gardening Talks To Clubs And Societies

My name is Darren Lerigo. I am a gardener and topiary artist and I provide garden talks  for clubs all over the UK. If you are a speaker finder in need of a talk, then please do get in touch. But please note this is a short introduction to my talks. For full information, go to Garden Club Speaker For Your Group. With my talks, I hope to: Provide your group with something interesting, informative and fun. Make your life as easy as possible. I will do this by turning up on time, bringing equipment that works, making sure the …

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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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