THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jun14

Chelsea Fringe – More Bonus Photos!

Amalia cactus

These are pictures from our Chelsea Fringe project ‘You Should Have Seen It Last Week…’

The photo above is from Amalia Robredo in Uruguay. You can see the fruits on the Cereus uruguayanus.

Whereas on this photo below, the fruits have disappeared…

amalia cactus 2

… that would be the birds.

Check out how the landscape changed on Amalia’s page…

Or if you want to know more about photography, take a look at these:

Oct09

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Talk Notes

On Monday night I gave a talk to the Hardy Plant Society Middlesex. Below are a few links for further information based on some of the ideas discussed in the talk: Real Seeds – a fantastic supplier of fruit and vegetable seeds for growers. Boxwood Caterpillar Advice – from the European Boxwood & Topiary Society. I will also write a little companion piece this winter with more information and some topiary techniques, so watch out for that on this website. Boxwood Lure & Nematodes – my preferred option for dealing with the caterpillar. Discount code for 10% off is EBTSBOX29GBZ …

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Sep27

Photos Of Some Recent Topiary I’ve Clipped

Some recent work over the last year or so, clipping boxwood and holly hedges, yew topiary on top and fun, organic shapes. Contact me if you need some topiary clipping and we can chat about the possibilities. Darren