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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.

Chelsea Flower Show: tips for a better experience

Learn from an insider's bad experiences! Going to RHS Chelsea this year? Take my word for it, the event can be a little overwhelming -...

New GardenSkill website review

Innovative solutions for grow-your-own gardeners It's great to see a gardening products website that's easy to use and navigate, making it a doddle to find...

Chelsea Flower Show: Medwyn Williams’ new veg

White vegetables and Welsh heritage on top grower's display Champion veg grower Medwyn Williams is returning to RHS Chelsea after a nine-year absence. Along with his...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 highlights and show gardens

Key theme is reconnecting with nature Chelsea Flower Show is on the horizon and the RHS has revealed some of the treats on offer. A major...

5 gardening jobs May 11-17

Toughen up tender plants Harden off tender plants by leaving them outside for increasing periods of time, building up to overnight exposure for a fortnight, then...

Beamish Museum’s Georgian Fair

Take a trip back in time to the 18th Century Enjoy the amazing sights and sounds of the Georgian Fair at County Durham's Beamish Museum...

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