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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.

Hannah Marchant greetings cards with seeds

Beautiful designs on handmade paper impregnated with flower, veg or herb seeds Hannah Marchant is an artist living and working in Somerset, specialising in illustration...

Town & Country kids’ light-up wellies and adult Neoprene boots

Footwear to brighten up gardening and rainy days More delightful ideas from Glee (Garden, Leisure, Events Exhibition) for the gardeners of today and tomorrow from...

Grow So Simple Build & Grow: gardening and play kits

Encouraging children to get growing using dinosaurs, castles, farms and zoos! Another top product spotted at Glee (Garden, Leisure, Equipment Exhibition) - and based in...

How to have a wildlife-friendly garden in autumn

RSPB's advice to help animals and birds prepare for winter Less work equals more wildlife in your autumn garden, says the Royal Society for the...

Best pumpkins to grow for Halloween lanterns

Grow next year's lanterns - why not try white or warty pumpkins? I’m not a huge fan of US-style pumpkins which have killed off our...

Tulip Zombie from Lubera: plant it on Halloween

Bury its corpse (well bulb) on All Hallow's Eve! If you're looking for a gardening job to do around Halloween or want to give a...


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