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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.

Making a cat-friendly garden

Feline-friendly tips from Cats Protection Cat lovers can find out how to create the ideal garden to enjoy with their pet with Cats Protection’s gardening...

Scotland’s Garden Scheme 2019

64 gardens opening for the first time More than 500 private gardens are to open their gates for charity across Scotland this year with the...

5 gardening jobs February 9-15

Plant lilies in pots Lily bulbs can be planted in pots, for flowers this summer. After growing on in a cool greenhouse, they can be moved...

Outdoor veg crops: my garden

Putting the garden back on a productive footing This year, I'm growing a lot more veg than I have in the past couple of years,...

Dalefoot Composts’ Soil Association approval

Full range of composts gets the top organic standard The Soil Association has officially approved Dalefoot Composts’ entire range - one of the best organic standards in...

New carrots and colourful veg

Year of the very colourful carrot! It's Fleuroselect’s Year of the Carrot and true to form, seed companies are highlighting their ranges of new and exclusive...

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