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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.

Root Pouch fabric pots made of recycled plastic bottles

Another of the innovative companies I met at Glee in September, their fabric pots are made from recycled plastic water bottles. These Root Pouch fabric...

Britain in Bloom 2019 results and awards

Perth crowned Champion of Champions Champion of Champions went north of the border at the UK Finals of Britain in Bloom held at the RHS...

Northumbria in Bloom 2019 awards and results

Durham wins gold in Champion of Champions category North East England's community gardeners are celebrating after walking away with a haul of medals in the...

Low calorie, low carb, high fibre squash to replace potatoes!

Thompson & Morgan's breakthrough winter squash varieties With plant-based diets taking centre stage, as well as people looking for low-calorie and low-carbohydrate vegetable alternatives, Thompson...

Beamish Museum: Transport Through Time

Half-term theme throughout the ages, October 24-November 3 Beamish, The Living Museum of the North, in County Durham, has unveiled its half-term Transport Through Time...

Save 10% on Plant World Seeds new catalogue

10% off EVERYTHING in the 2020 seed selection Plant World Seeds has long been one of my favourite seed companies, selling more than 3,500 varieties,...

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