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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.

Strange fruit for 2017

EU challenging apple; citrus; dwarf mulberry; framberry There is some unusual fruit on the market this season - some bringing fruit growing within the scope of...

Garden Press Event: new tools and products

Tools and equipment you'll want this year... Here's another post in my series of new products and plants unveiled at this year's Garden Press Event...

RHS garden events March 2017

Spring at Harlow Carr, Wisley, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor Until March 5: Butterflies in The Glasshouse, Wisley. Step into the Wisley Glasshouse as it transforms into...

Win The Gardener’s Companion to Medicinal Plants book

New gardening book from Kew If you have an interest in plants and their therapeutic properties, this new book The Gardener’s Companion to Medicinal Plants...

Finding the best sheds online helps you make an informed choice Want a garden shed but are overwhelmed by choice? There's a one-stop, independent review site that can give...

James Wong’s The Secrets of Your Food

Tune into BBC2 tonight, Friday, February 24, 9pm James Wong, the ethnobotanist and author renowned for thinking outside the box when it comes to edible...


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