THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jul27

Topiary Article In The Guardian

If you wish to see some of my topiary work, then please visit this article in the Guardian – lots of photos!

See The Article & Photos Here!

Darren Guardian Topiary

Or you can see some photos I have taken HERE of work I’ve made.

You can also read more about what it is like to be a topiary artist, who I learnt from and what kind of plants to clip by visiting this blog.

Or contact me if you need help with topiary or any pruning in your garden.

Sep21

How To Sharpen Your Shears – A Video With Tips!

prune boxwood june

I was asked by the European Boxwood & Topiary Society to help out with answering a common question – How to sharpen your shears? So we spent a fun day making a video, that hopefully will help you make sure you have sharp, shiny blades to do your topiary pruning with. And you can find here more examples of the topiary I make with my sharp blades.

Aug16

How To Use Topiary In The Garden – Talk Via Zoom

You can get a ticket for this new talk I’m giving at the European Boxwood And Topiary Society here – TALK TICKETS It is on the 25th August at 6pm. It should be great fun and I’m very excited to be sharing some recent thoughts about topiary with people – and how it might work in a modern garden.

Jun14

The Telegraph Wrote About My Topiary Work Yesterday

If you have a subscription, you can check out an article about bespoke ideas for your garden in the Telegraph. There are some great crafts people there, so check it out. Click Here To See The Article About my Topiary Work In The Telegraph