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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.

Can gardening prevent dementia?

New dementia study blames traffic for increased risk It's made unsettling reading for any of us living near a main road - people who live...

New ecofective feed, weed and control range

Products to help gardeners be kinder to the environment Struggle to battle pests and garden organically? Now there's a new range of environmentally sensitive feed,...

New exhibition and culinary parsnip

Parsnip TZ9045 hailed by show bench growers We all love exhibition veg, whether we grow them or not, and a new, British-bred parsnip has caused a...

Franchi and Antonio Carluccio join forces

Grow Antonio's recipes with seeds from the world's oldest seed company For lovers of Italian food, Franchi Seeds of Italy is working with chef Antonio...

Kale/sprout hybrid seeds for just £1

Superfood Brukale changes name to Kalettes® Like trying new veg and love a bargain? Kalettes® is the new name for Brukale or the flower sprout -...

Mr Fothergill’s seeds for Chernobyl charity

Donation of vegetable seeds to Chernobyl Children's Appeal Mr Fothergill's has donated vegetable seeds to the Chernobyl Children's Appeal, which supports families of victims of...


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