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

Oct09

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Talk Notes

On Monday night I gave a talk to the Hardy Plant Society Middlesex. Below are a few links for further information based on some of the ideas discussed in the talk: Real Seeds – a fantastic supplier of fruit and vegetable seeds for growers. Boxwood Caterpillar Advice – from the European Boxwood & Topiary Society. I will also write a little companion piece this winter with more information and some topiary techniques, so watch out for that on this website. Boxwood Lure & Nematodes – my preferred option for dealing with the caterpillar. Discount code for 10% off is EBTSBOX29GBZ …

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Sep27

Photos Of Some Recent Topiary I’ve Clipped

Some recent work over the last year or so, clipping boxwood and holly hedges, yew topiary on top and fun, organic shapes. Contact me if you need some topiary clipping and we can chat about the possibilities. Darren