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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.

RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year 2019 – the winner!

Congratulations to HOTBIN Mini by HOTBIN Composting! A big shout-out to HOTBIN Composting, which has won this year's prestigious RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the...

World Bee Day

17 species 'regionally extinct' in the UK It's no surprise that bees are endangered in the UK but a new report to mark World Bee...

Dementia Action Week at Beamish Museum

Gardening one of activities to highlight condition, May 20-26 A packed programme of activities will take place at Beamish Museum for Dementia Action Week, which...

RHS Chelsea: rhododendrons from Exbury Gardens and Millais Nurseries

Plants to celebrate garden's centenary in the Great Pavilion Rare rhododendrons bred at Exbury Gardens will be on show at RHS Chelsea for the first...

RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2019

Suttons' Sedum Atlantis takes the coveted title One of the most eagerly anticipated parts of the Chelsea Flower Show is seeing which new plants* are...

Chelsea Flower Show BBC TV programmes 2019

More than 14 hours of RHS Chelsea TV programmes! If you can't get to the Chelsea Flower Show this year, it's handy to know when...

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