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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.

World record radish and carrot

Joe adds to his monster veg success tally Geordie ex-miner Joe Atherton has set a new world record for the longest radish at the Malvern...

WIN a wall-mounted mini greenhouse

Innovative design folds flat to save space Want to overwinter your plants or try some more tender varieties? You can with this Small Wall-Mounted Greenhouse...

RHS gardens October events

Autumn colours and half-term fun Spectacular autumn colour and brisk walks in the fresh air are what visits to the RHS gardens are about in...

Harvest celebrations at Beamish Museum

Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2 The Great North Festival of Agriculture at Beamish Museum draws to a close this weekend with the celebration of Harvest...

Fungus resistant hardy grape

Lubera's Arkadia brings grape growing in reach of everyone There's an air of the exotic when it comes to growing grapes - and a reputation...

Thompson & Morgan’s flower seeds 2017

Colour changing and blended tones all the rage Need some ideas to brighten up your garden next year? Here's the pick of the bunch from Thompson...


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