THE MODERN MINT BLOG
Here are two bonus photos from our Chelsea Fringe project ‘You Should Have Seen It Last Week…’
The first picture is from day 15, 12 noon. The peony is just starting to open.
The second picture is from the same day, at 4pm. Look has far it opened up in just 4 hours!
How long did it stay this beautiful…? Uhmm, not so long, as temperatures soared to 30 degrees celsius. To see the whole sequence, visit Willow’s Chelsea Fringe page now!
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I will be bringing a show about gardening to the Faversham Fringe on Wednesday, August 28th at 8.30pm. More details and tickets here – Faversham Fringe, The Grinning Gardener.
I recently wrote a piece for Topiarius magazine, the flagship publication of the European Boxwood & Topiary Society – of which Modern Mint is both a member and big supporter. Check out the EBTS here. They frequently run courses and talks too, so worth keeping an eye on. Below is the piece I wrote about the tools I use when making topiary and pruning trees…. Darren’s Piece In Topiarius Magazine I use Okatsune Secateurs, which I started pruning with when working on a large orchard in Hampshire. My Felco’s were too difficult to open with cold hands, but the chunky …
Just inc are you are free in the following dates in June, you can visit my mentor Charlotte Molesworth’s topiary garden… Check out the dates the garden is open here. And you can of course join both Charlotte and I for a topiary workshop in the garden in July, as well as September. Hope to see you there!