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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 Garden Product of the Year 2020

The winner is the Vegebag from Vegepod but there's still a People's Choice! The Vegebag by Vegepod has been named as RHS Chelsea Product of...

Virtual Chelsea competition: win tickets for 2021’s show!

RHS and The One Show's competition for gardening pictures runs until May 18, 2020 Many people have taken up gardening to help them cope with...

Make a gardening bolthole to get you through lockdown

Blog: Even the tiniest space can be a refuge in tough times - a seat, plants, books and music... Enduring lockdown can be eased by...

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme launches virtual garden visits

Videos to cheer people under lockdown and raise money for charity To lift community spirit and continue raising money for charity, Scotland's Garden Scheme (SGS)...

On trial: Nemasys and Nemaslug nematodes for vine weevils and slugs

Go organic with pest control for slugs and vine weevils My garden suffers from two main pests - slugs (and snails) and the much-hated vine...

RHS Garden Bridgewater opening postponed to 2021

Coronavirus measures delay building work - now to open in May next year The Royal Horticultural Society's newest garden, RHS Garden Bridgewater, has had its...

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