THE MODERN MINT BLOG

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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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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