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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.

Naked Gardeners 2020 calendar for Perennial

Going the Full Monty (not Monty Don though) for gardening charity A group of game gardeners has stripped off for the Naked Gardeners 2020 calendar...

Newby Hall wins Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award

North Yorkshire garden famous for its borders beats challengers Newby Hall & Gardens has won the 2019 Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award in...

Christmas gifts for gardeners – £50-£100

A touch of luxury (but not too much) If you really want to push the boat out (sadly, my limited coffers only go up to...

Gardening gifts from £20-£50

Horticultural presents with the wow factor Wanting to splash out a bit? Up your Christmas present budget for friends and family who love gardening with...

Natural Grower organic plant food and soil conditioner

Approved vegan and organic products If you're looking for organic products to use on your garden, it's becoming easier to find what you're looking for...

Beamish Museum’s traditional Christmas celebrations

Santa kicks off his festive events at County Durham treasure Father Christmas will arrive at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North on Saturday, November...


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