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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.

A cuppa fresh from your garden

Lubera's exclusive tea plant Fresh-T Imagine growing your own tea to sit back and relax with after all your hard work in the garden. Thanks to...

Trailfinders RHS Chelsea show garden

Jonathan Snow returns to Main Avenue Following his silver-gilt Main Avenue debut at RHS Chelsea in 2018 with the Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Show...

Rob Smith veg range

Highlights from 2019's new introductions If you're looking for veg with a difference, the Rob Smith range at Dobies has some interesting new varieties. Rob’s made...

5 gardening jobs February 16-22

Start dahlias into growth Dahlia tubers stored over winter (or bought this year) can be started into growth. Place them in a light, warm place to...

Half-term at Beamish Museum

Norman Cornish and the creative arts, February 16-24 Get creative at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North this February half-term and be inspired by North...

Plant Based Podcast launched

New podcast tops iTunes Games and Hobbies chart I've had a look at this one and its accompanying website - well worth a look, it's...


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