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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.

Woodlodge: charity pots for Mind and Cool Earth

Mindful planters and Bamboo Pottery Collection I was stopped in my tracks by these two collections by Woodlodge at the Garden Press Event and was...

Empathy rootgrow: fighting climate change below ground

How to make trees capture even more carbon Another product review from the Garden Press Event - and one that we all should be aware...

On trial: Aloe, tomato, Lomandra from Thompson & Morgan

Plants that are not all that they seem... Another of my posts from the Garden Press Event - this time I'm focusing on three plants...

Planting perennials in early spring

Blog: bed's a little threadbare but give it a chance to fill out... Well, the top half of the long bed's finished at last! After...

Perennial’s York Gate garden revamp

New sunken garden, cafe, heritage centre and gift shop A new Mediterranean sunken garden will be opened at York Gate, horticultural charity Perennial’s garden in...

Plantsurge: magnetising water to boost plant growth

Review: Scientists aren't sure how it works but as long as it does, who cares? This is the first of my product reviews from 2020's...


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