THE MODERN MINT DIARY

Nov 19

What Do I Do With This Space?

What Do I Do With This Space? A question clients often ask us, a question we often ask ourselves. So it became the title of our new talk for winter...

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Apr 10

Newbury Gardening Show

A homecoming event for Modern Mint - we are talking at the Newbury Garden Show! See us perform 'What Do I Do With This Space' over the 3 day event,...

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Jun 28

Chelsworth Open Gardens

Modern Mint are excited to announce we will have a stall at Chelsworth Open Gardens - the oldest and finest open gardens event in the...

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Jun 19

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Modern Mint will be presenting their latest talk 'What Do I Do With This Space?' as well as exhibiting their products at Blenheim Palace Flower Show...

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Aug 14

Shrewsbury Flower Show

Yes yes yes we know, we are going WAY out of our way to show our lovely products at this show - but it promises to be a fabulous couple of days, so...

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Jul 12

Ellesmere Village Show

Modern Mint shall be bringing our brand of organic and gorgeous products to Ellesmere in July, a beautiful little place to warm us up before the...

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Aug 01

Longstock Nursery

Our first foray back to our old stomping ground of Hampshire, to show off our wares at the Longstock Nursery - promises to be a fabulous day, so come...

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Aug 01

Sudbury Green Fair

We went to a Green Party Fair at Hadleigh in Suffolk earlier this year and had a brilliant time, so we have joined to go to the next one the Green...

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Sep 06

Plant Fair, Denbies

Modern Mint will be hanging out at Denbies Wine Estate in early September - why not come along and see what we are offering? You could even get...

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Oct 03

Hadleigh Fair

Come and see us as we return to Hadleigh for the first time, a beautiful place and one where our copper tools did very...

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Nov 26

Salisbury Christmas Market

For the first time ever Modern Mint will be at Salisbury, for 11 whole days! We are so excited to share this time leading up to Christmas with you,...

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Dec 05

Hadleigh Fair

Your last chance to shop with us (okay okay, we do online, so not quite the last chance saloon...) but the last chance to take our lovely products...

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Sep 03

WI Centennial Fair 2015

Wow, can you believe it! We will be at this massive event in the shopping hall at the WI Centennial Fair - roll on getting your gifts for...

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Mar 14

New City Girls WI

Darren will be presenting his talk 'What Do I Do With This Space?' at the New City Girls WI - at Chelmsford Cathedral no less! Cannot wait for this...

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Nov 12

Harbour Bazaar Charity Event

In aid of Ormiston families, Lady Xa Tollemache (garden designer) has invited stall holders with high quality and distinctive products to take part...

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Feb 03

Diluted

We will be presenting our new talk for 2016 'Diluted' - about our relationship with water in the garden - for the first time here at Shropshire...

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May 23

Diluted

Our new garden talk for 2016 'Diluted' will be presented to Avon Organic gardeners in Bristol - come along and say...

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Oct 31

Sudbury Eco Fair

The fantastic eco fair returns wit gifts and products and loads of ideas on how to reduce your impact on the environment - one of the most exciting...

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Jun 11

Roses and Posies Weekend

A rose themed weekend at RHS Hyde Hall, so come along, bury you nose into a beautiful posie for a sniff of perfume and say hello to Modern...

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Sep 19

Reepham Gardening Club

We have been asked to present our garden talk 'What Do I Do With This Space?' at Reepham Gardening Club in Norfolk. It will be an hour long talk...

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May 29

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of Helmingham Hall for the spring plant heritage fair. Lots of stalls for plants, tours of the garden and an...

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Jul 17

Ellesmere Flower Show

Modern Mint will be at the Flower Show run by Ellesmere Garden Club in Mid-July this year, so do come along and try out some of our lovely products...

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May 21

The Hen Party

Come and see Modern Mint at the Hen Party in Benenden, Kent! We will have lots of our wonderful products and there is a hen and egg theme to the fair...

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Mar 26

Suffolk Flower Show

Darren will be giving two short demonstrations on working with plants during the day, so please do come and find Modern Mint at the Talks tent at the...

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Apr 09

Newbury Flower Show

A 2016 homecoming event for Modern Mint - we are talking at the Newbury Garden Show! Darren will be giving two short demonstrations on working...

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Apr 22

Newark Flower Show

Darren will be presenting two short demonstrations on working with plants, alongside Jo Swift of Gardeners' World, at the flower show this...

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May 20

National Flower Show

Darren will be presenting two short demonstrations on working with plants at the flower show this weekend. Mary Berry will also open the show - but...

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Jun 03

Essex Flower Show

Darren will be presenting two short demonstrations on working with plants at the flower show this weekend. Modern Mint will also have a table of...

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Jun 17

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Darren will be presenting two short demonstrations on working with plants at the flower show this weekend. Ian Mckellen ('Sir' to me and you) will be...

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Jun 09

Wealden Times Midsummer Fair

Modern Mint will be offering our products at one of the best fairs of the year - the Wealden Times Midsummer Fair. Try out our garden furniture,...

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Nov 24

Salisbury Christmas Market

Modern Mint will be returning to Salisbury Christmas Market for the whole fair!   We had a wonderful time meeting the people of Salisbury...

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Oct 10

Working with Plants

Darren will be presenting his talk 'Working With Plants' to the horticultural group here in Harold Hill, Essex - with a particular emphasis on shade...

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Apr 26

Brightlingsea Garden Club

Darren will be presenting 'What Do I Do With This Space?' as a late replacement for the original speaker. Do come along and say hello, and of course...

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May 17

Potting Up Peas

Darren will be showing the NCT Toddler group how to pot up peas, as well as discussing the best ideas for making a child friendly...

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Feb 07

Boxford Gardening Society

Darren will be presenting 'What Do I Do With This Space' - his talk on garden ideas for around the world. There will also be a chance to buy from...

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Jan 16

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

Darren will be presenting a pruning workshop for Chignal St James Horticultural Society, followed up with soup in the Three Elms pub - sounds good,...

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Dec 02

Cafe Teatret, Oslo, Norway

Darren will be presenting an altered version of his 2017 talk 'Green Elements' as part of the Imploding Fictions 10 year Jubilee Celebrations. Do...

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Apr 02

Ted Hooper Memorial Lecture

Darren will be joining Essex Beekeepers Association to present a lecture on how gardening relates to beekeeping. Do visit the EBKA website for more...

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Apr 16

Cool Tools

Darren will be presenting 'Cool Tools', a practical talk with lots of pruning and chances to try out the...

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Mar 02

Planting For Pollinators

Darren will be presenting a slightly different talk for Harlow Beekeepers, who have requested ideas for planting for pollinators. You can find the...

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Mar 29

Brightlingsea Garden Club

Darren will be presenting 'Cool Tools', a new talk that is fun and practical and lets the audience play with some sharp and shiny tools from...

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Jan 13

Hundon Gardening Club

Darren will be presenting 'Cool Tools' as an after dinner talk at Hundon Gardening Club, on the second Saturday of...

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Sep 07

Whittingham Gardening Club

We will be presenting a mixture of 'Cool Tools', our fun garden talk, with 'Green Elements' after the break. It will include ideas on garden...

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Mar 28

Helping The Honeybee

Darren will be presenting his relatively new (but incredibly important!) talk on bees for Southend on Sea Beekeepers - will you be...

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Jun 23

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Darren will be presenting two short demonstrations on: Growing Your Own on the Friday of the Blenheim Palace Flower Show. 3rd year in a row...

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Sep 16

SEEOG

Darren will be participating in a discussion on No Dig...

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Nov 07

Yaxley Garden Club

Darren will be presenting 'What Do I Do With This Space?' as well as bringing tools from the Modern Mint Shop and talking about...

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Mar 13

Foodscapes

Darren will be presenting a talk and seminar about food growing and greening up urban landscapes at the Food Glorious Food seminar by Doncaster...

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Jul 11

EBTS Pruning Day

Darren will be teaching topiary alongside other tutors at The European Boxwood & Topiary Society pruning...

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Jul 05

Kent County Show

Darren and his topiary mentor Charlotte Molesworth will be in the Garden Life Marquee on the Friday and Sunday only, doing a demonstration alongside...

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