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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.

Back from the Brink Project in 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards...

Conservation project needs your vote in the Best Heritage Project category The Back from the Brink conservation project is appealing for votes after reaching the...

Ecofective Cat & Dog Repellent review

Pet safe but effective spray or gel There is nothing more tempting to my cat George than an empty bed of newly dug soil to,...

Beamish Museum’s Summer of Fun

Keeping the family entertained at the Living Museum of the North, July 20-August 28 Solve age-old crimes, learn traditional skills and Home Guard drills as...

Ecofective Slug Defence Barrier Granules review

Organic method to bar the way to your crops Slugs and snails are the bane of most gardeners' lives, especially in a wet summer like...

Leaf Salad Collection for a productive winter greenhouse

Mind the Gap from Suttons Keep your vegetable bills down this winter and avoid an unproductive greenhouse or polytunnel with a new collection from Suttons. Mind...

Neudorff WeedFree Plus weedkiller review

Biodegradable, glyphosate-free weedkiller on trial I'm usually not one for using weedkillers, preferring to hoe them instead. However, my gravel paths and drive have become...


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