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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There seems to be some underhand shenanigans going on here. Bob Flowerdew is threatening to resign. We face losing the UK’s cornerstone organic garden. So please take a look at what is going on via the Facebook group…. go on! Go Now! Save Ryton Organic Gardens!
Today we will be looking at Garden Design Trends in 2018. Just so you are in the know about what is cool and what is not cool in the 12 months ahead…. For the past like, million years I have shared my thoughts on what the gardening industry tell us the latest trends are going to be. If you are interested, you can see here the garden design trends for 2017. Or take a peek at my favourite of all the posts I have written – Alternative Garden Design Trends. This is my individual take on what the latest garden design …
Well now, this is interesting…. UK Plans 50 Million New Trees in Northern Forest Likely? See the pitfalls? We love the idea and wholeheartedly support as much tree planting as possible. But are seriously doubtful that this is more than a sticking plaster solution to England being so vastly ‘under-treed’…. or should that be ‘overfelled?’ Yet whether this idea happens or not, all we ask is that you please make sure you plant as many trees as you can in your garden!