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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.

My garden in pictures March

Blog: The first day of British Summertime and it snows... Gardening has kept me sane in the face of all the coronavirus madness. As well...

Coronavirus: Enjoy RSPB’s daily Breakfast Birdwatch

Watch the wonders of nature when you would normally be commuting To brighten up our mornings, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)...

Coronavirus: RHS Britain in Bloom finals cancelled

Health and safety of communities put first Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this year’s RHS Britain in Bloom UK finals competition has been cancelled, the...

Coronavirus: Keep calm and START gardening!

Blog: Getting your hands dirty in soil is a pleasant change from constant washing... We live in terrible times and it's so important for all...

Scheurich pots: win £500 Instagram challenge!

Get creative with Scheurich pots, take a photo and post it to be in with a chance of winning! It's been a long time since...

Life at No. 27’s Annabelle Padwick launches kids’ book

Encouraging children to grow their own Annabelle Padwick, founder of Life at No. 27, has combined her horticultural, teaching and writing skills to create a...


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