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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.

Win set of 4 bird feeders

Simply retweet (sorry) or share to please the birds Encourage wild birds into your garden with this set of four wooden bird feeders from Primrose...

RHS gardens July events

High summer garden events Treat yourself to a day out at one of the four Royal Horticultural Society gardens - Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall, Rosemoor...

Is ignorance killing horticulture’s future?

Survey reveals worrying gardening trends This post proved popular on the old site, so here's an update: As Poundland launched a range of more than 130...

Bloggers: Wix v WordPress – learn from my mistakes

How Wix let me down - bloggers beware! First, an apology - this post isn't about gardening - it's about website/blog/technical stuff and I'm writing...

Table top heater magic and Al Fresco Fortnight

Review: Bringing light and warmth to outdoor living Just squeezing in for the end of Al Fresco fortnight, we managed to road test our barbecue...

Quirky garden recycling and upcycling

Recycling and upcycling materials to show off your garden - and make plants work for you.

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