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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.

Gardening resolutions for 2019

Why I'm going back to basics I've made a head start with my gardening resolutions for 2019 - mainly because I traditionally start my horticultural...

5 gardening jobs December 29-January 4

Grey mould alert Maintaining some air movement in the greenhouse or conservatory, even when the weather is cold, will help to reduce problems with fungal diseases...

WIN a Waltons playhouse!

Playhouse worth nearly £300 up for grabs Here's a chance for your children to win the playhouse of their dreams - but they'll have to...

Top 10 gardening posts of 2018: Part 2

The bits you liked best - from 5 to 1 As the year draws to a close, it seems fitting to share the most popular...

Happy Midwinter, Yule and Christmas!

When gardeners will be valued above all others Whatever you call it, and whatever day you celebrate it on, and for whatever reason, I'd like...

Gardeners’ World presenter on Celebrity Mastermind

Mark Lane faces some tough questions BBC Gardeners’ World presenter and garden designer Mark Lane will be appearing on Celebrity Mastermind on BBC One on Friday,...


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