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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.

Garden Press Event: new plants

What gardeners will be buying this year... The Garden Press Event is the go-to occasion of the year for the horticultural media and for good...

Rude veg competition

Van Meuwen's saucy contest has a serious message Oh, Matron! Following the success of its Vulgar Veg competition last year, Van Meuwen is again giving...

Tomatoes 2017

It's cherries all the way after Green Zebra mutiny Small and perfectly formed are the watchwords for this year’s tomatoes - all cherries and in...

Jekka’s Herbs from Johnsons

Start a herb garden with Jekka McVicar Fancy starting a herb garden but not sure how? Get sound advice from the UK's leading expert on...

Mr Fothergill’s trailing petunias

You'll love Amore Queen of Hearts Like petunias? Then you'll love three new trailing varieties in Mr Fothergill's Spring Planting Flowers, Fruit and Vegetable 2017...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Artisan and Fresh Gardens

2017's smaller, 'unconventional' gardens revealed The Artisan and Fresh Gardens have been announced for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, offering a different take on...


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