THE MODERN MINT BLOG

May13

Urban Meadow, Grove Park

Meadow, After Sowing
Meadow, After Sowing. And now we wait…

Here is a sneak peek of our latest creation, a perennial meadow in a front garden in Grove Park, London. This is the first meadow in our forthcoming Ten Meadows project (you will hear about this soon, promise!) Doesn’t look so floriferous now of course, but a patient client will be rewarded… revisit in 12 months and it will seem a completely different place.

We can’t wait!

The front garden, initial visit
The front garden, initial visit

 

Recommended Reading:

Meadows (The British Wildlife Collection)

Making a Wildflower Meadow

Sep11

Holiday For A Week!

We now have everything back in stock on the pruning tools front – hurray! Take a look at what you might like for doing any cutting and clipping this Autumn…. Also, please note the following: We Are Away From Wednesday 12th September, Until Thursday 20th September, So No Orders Will Be Sent Out During This Time! Is that ok? If you do make an order and then realise we won’t be sending it out, then we will send you a refund when we get back. Just let us know via email what you prefer. Otherwise, we will send out the …

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Sep08

Running Low

Sorry to people asking for some of our pruning tools, but we have run out of a few items and are waiting for more to arrive. I did a number of garden talks this week and demonstrated the quality of some of the tools. This led to a run which I hadn’t anticipated! So apologies again if you are missing out, but everything should be back in stock by next week. Many thanks for all your support here at Modern Mint! Darren

Aug20

A Very British Garden – New Garden Talk For 2019

A brand new garden talk for 2019? My, what exciting news! Having had a busy summer, with the topiary work exploding after the Guardian article, I have plans to write a new garden talk for next year. So far I have written 6 different talks in the 4 years I have been running Modern Mint, 4 of which are still available for you to book. They are: What Do I Do With This Space? A garden talk that looks at how other cultures treat their outdoor spaces. A mixture of funny stories and practical advice, it shares techniques people from …

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