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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.

RHS gardens events August 2019

Celebrate the school summer holidays! The four RHS Gardens have their summer events schedule in full swing, with activities to suit all the family (even...

What’s the best way to water plants in summer?

How these simple techniques can help your garden survive heat and drought Should your plants be watered when it’s hottest or when it’s cooler in...

Lubera’s new exclusive Redlove apple Jedermann’s

Red-fleshed apple with appealing flavour! A new red-fleshed apple has been launched exclusively by Swiss fruit experts Lubera with a taste home gardeners will love,...

Summer holiday plant, houseplant and garden care

Keeping your garden and houseplants alive on a budget It’s a problem most of us face (a nice one) - going on summer holiday. If...

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,...


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