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Mandy Watson

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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.

Planting up winter pots for colour, scent and shape

Blog: An easy guide to pots for cold weather - and you don't have to do it all at once! It's Million Planting Moments Week,...

Million Planting Moments and UK Plant Health Week

Trio of campaigns to keep new gardeners growing and help the environment, September 19-27 Gardening's not just for summer - it's for every season and...

Palmers Garden Centres win 2 Family Business Awards

Midlands garden centres are the People's Choice A Leicestershire-based garden centre group has scooped two Family Business Awards, created to celebrate the UK's diverse family...

Derek Jarman exhibition at The Garden Museum extended

My Garden’s Boundaries are the Horizon runs until December 13 plus online exhibition Since it re-opened on July 4, The Garden Museum's Derek Jarman exhibition...

Why are my runner beans purple?

Blog: They're supposed to be White Emergo! My own runner beans' failure to germinate this year led me to take drastic action and buy young...

New veg seeds for 2021 from Suttons – my top 10...

Unusual herbs and flavours steal the show New seeds for 2021 are being released thick and fast by the big seed companies - and Suttons...

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