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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.

When everything is against your gardening plans

Blog: why weather, washers, flooring and legalities are upsetting my equilibrium... I usually don't mind this time of year. Plants are starting to peek through,...

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme 2020

Focus on embracing the natural world in your garden The positive impact gardens can make to the environment in a world battling climate change is...

Patio veg from Dobies

Set of six veg for tiny gardens Fancy growing your own vegetables but don't have space? Think again with this collection of six from Dobies,...

New sweet potato and winter squash from Thompson & Morgan

Be the envy of the allotment with these novelties Looking for something different in the vegetable plot this year? Try these ultra-healthy sweet potatoes and...

A Sunsational tribute to my mam

Magnolia Sunsation to honour her memory... Choosing a plant in remembrance of a loved one is an extremely difficult thing to do and the only...

Top new plants from Thompson & Morgan

Blooming marvellous selections Brighten up your summer garden with the latest novelties from Thompson & Morgan. Helichrysum Granvia Gold Enjoy six months of colour with big flowers...


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