THE MODERN MINT BLOG
I will be teaching a number of topiary workshops in 2023.
Listed below with links to see all the details about how to book:
Northern School of Gardening, near Harrogate – April 27th 2023
Madoo Conservancy, New York – May 12th 2023
Madoo Conservancy, New York – May 13th 2023
Gunnebo House, Gothenburg – June 29th 2023
Waltham Place, near Maidenhead – September 8th 2023
WFGA, Kent – September 9th 2023
I hope to add more through the year, but please do email me if you want to be added to a reminder list when dates are announced.
And as a taster, take a look at a free talk I gave to Garden Masterclass on Modern Topiary.
In 2022 I did a free video for Garden Masterclass, the Annie Guilfoyle and Noel Kingsley run website that is a treasure trove of the great and good of the horticultural world – well worth looking through all the wonderful talks they have available, like meadow-maker James Hitchmough or nurserywoman Rosy Hardy. They are certainly inspirational! Perfect for watching and dreaming up new ideas during the winter months… As a follow-up to my Topiary Provocations video (which you can see on Youtube for free) I was asked to do a video for their Masterclass series on how to make topiary. …
The lovely garden of my mentor Charlotte Molesworth is featured here in the Financial Times in the last week or so… She has been interviewed lots of times but I thought this was a particularly great piece, with some photos done at unusual angles and different parts… so well worth a read. For more on topiary by Charlotte Molesworth…
I will be teaching a Topiary Skills Workshop at Waltham Place in September 2023! For more information and to book your spot on the course do visit the Waltham Place website. In this 3 hour course you will learn everything you need to know about pruning and making topiary – as well as getting some practise in as well! No experience necessary, just a positive attitude and a pair of shears needed… I can help you sharpen and clean everything up before we begin, so don’t panic if your tools are a little rough! During the session you will: Topiary should be …