THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Sep23

South African Meadow at Wisley

Pictures of the South African meadow at Wisley in 2014 – anyone notice what’s gone wrong?

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Wisley Meadow 2
Wisley Meadow 1

Wisley may have had a few problems this year, but to give you a hand on your meadow making journey, these books are well worth a read…

Making a Wildflower Meadow

Meadows

Sep21

How To Sharpen Your Shears – A Video With Tips!

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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