THE MODERN MINT BLOG
We want to share with you this incredible edible orchestra!
Just take a look at 1 minute 38 seconds in, at the cucumber and red pepper trumpet!
Based in Vienna, they use both fresh and dried fruit and vegetables to create their instruments, peeling and honing each one ‘fresh’ for every concert.
At the end of the concert, vegetables are made into soup that is then shared with the audience.
Who would have thought a carrot marimba, a radish flute or a leek violin could sound so good?
Though we really aren’t sure what they do with the cabbage….
… actually, we might go into the kitchen now and find out…
Okay, the cabbage was a disappointment. But the cauliflower sounded great!
What have you got in your kitchen that will make you a musical star?
There seems to be some underhand shenanigans going on here. Bob Flowerdew is threatening to resign. We face losing the UK’s cornerstone organic garden. So please take a look at what is going on via the Facebook group…. go on! Go Now! Save Ryton Organic Gardens!
Today we will be looking at Garden Design Trends in 2018. Just so you are in the know about what is cool and what is not cool in the 12 months ahead…. For the past like, million years I have shared my thoughts on what the gardening industry tell us the latest trends are going to be. If you are interested, you can see here the garden design trends for 2017. Or take a peek at my favourite of all the posts I have written – Alternative Garden Design Trends. This is my individual take on what the latest garden design …
Well now, this is interesting…. UK Plans 50 Million New Trees in Northern Forest Likely? See the pitfalls? We love the idea and wholeheartedly support as much tree planting as possible. But are seriously doubtful that this is more than a sticking plaster solution to England being so vastly ‘under-treed’…. or should that be ‘overfelled?’ Yet whether this idea happens or not, all we ask is that you please make sure you plant as many trees as you can in your garden!