THE MODERN MINT BLOG
A common theme between these groups is that they support long term initiatives and developments. We feel this is the best work, and relates to how we want to do things here at Modern Mint – partner up and be generous for the long run.
Have a good look yourself!
The Tree Council
Why not apply to be a tree warden?
Adopt a vegetable (and annoy a meat loving friend!)
South East Essex Organic Gardeners
Our local (well, local enough) group here in Essex.
And lastly, our absolute favourite…
The 2013 watchlist contained 1 breed of sheep, 5 breeds of cattle, 3 breeds of pig and 4 breeds of horse as critical. A critical listing means less than 300 animals are left.
…did you do it?
Did you see those pictures?
Did your heart not melt and/or you break into a smile at how lovely they are?
Go on – support the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Because these breeds are worth it!
To find out more, buy this book…
Fernando Caruncho is a garden designer from Madrid. I am always inspired by his work – his clean lines, ‘green architecture’, sense of proportion, balance and minimal plant palette. This seems to bring out the atmosphere of the garden, the space, intensifying its… spirit. I have written about him a lot – here, for example… and here. But recently I have discovered a few more interviews with him, so thought I would link to his words as he always has something interesting to say, the opposite of prosaic. This first interview from the Society of Garden Designers will give you …
In 2021 I will be offering 5 talks – so if you are a Garden Club, Horticultural Society, WI, Probus group or club of some kind who needs a speaker, click on the link below to read a short document with all the details! Talks Information 2021 inc Zoom Darren Lerigo, Modern Mint There is an FAQ’s section included in the download, but if you have another question that needs answering then please do get in touch with me and ask it. I’m happy to help! Contact Me About A Talk For Your Group
Charlotte Molesworth, my topiary mentor, and I are running our popular topiary workshop again in 2021. You can email me for details – or go here for information, your ticket and to find out about dates. Book A Spot On A Topiary Workshop, September 2021