THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Apr26

Jump Over The Moon

The video features Monty Don visiting different gardens in South Africa. If you watch a short section from 26-30 minutes …

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Mar11

Lauriston Farm, A Biodynamic Farm in Essex

A few weeks ago Modern Mint took a trip to Goldhanger in Essex, to see Spencer Christie who farms Lauriston Farm. Lauriston Farm is run biodynamically – which in simple terms (in incredibly simple terms!) means the gardener or farmer takes account of an intricate web of relationships that can influence life on earth and tries to work with or guide it in a beneficial way. Beneficial for the soil, the animals, the plants and ourselves. We have come across biodynamic growers before, most notably Beatrice Krehl the head gardener at Waltham Place, began to tend the vegetable garden biodynamically for Strilli …

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