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Mandy Watson

Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

Ecofective Slug Defence Barrier Granules review

Organic method to bar the way to your crops Slugs and snails are the bane of most gardeners' lives, especially in a wet summer like...

Leaf Salad Collection for a productive winter greenhouse

Mind the Gap from Suttons Keep your vegetable bills down this winter and avoid an unproductive greenhouse or polytunnel with a new collection from Suttons. Mind...

Neudorff WeedFree Plus weedkiller review

Biodegradable, glyphosate-free weedkiller on trial I'm usually not one for using weedkillers, preferring to hoe them instead. However, my gravel paths and drive have become...

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Focus on young designers, show gardens and bugs Plant lovers descend on Cheshire from July 17-21 as RHS Flower Show Tatton Park celebrates of all...

The Great Gardening Challenge, Channel 5

Join Carol Klein and co for prime-time gardening show The Great Gardening Challenge's first episode aired on Tuesday, July 2 on Channel 5. You can...

Beamish Museum’s Festival of the 50s

For vintage and rock 'n' roll lovers, July 11-14 Head to County Durham's Beamish Museum for a trip back in time to the 1950s from...


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