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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.

Dinosaur planters – Plantosaurus rex!

Trio of funky dinosaur pots from Red Candy Love dinosaurs or quirky ways of showing off your houseplant collection? Well, Red Candy's white dinosaur plant pots are...

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018

Preview of society's newest show, June 6-10 RHS Chatsworth Flower Show will return to the 1,000 acre Derbyshire estate in June, with attractions including a...

Houseplants take BBC Gardeners’ World by storm

Celebrating the houseplant renaissance with new stage As the fashion for houseplants encourages even non-gardeners to think about growing, BBC Gardeners’ World Live is introducing...

Going Posh for the birds

Posh Shed Company's new birdbox targets larger birds The decline in our countryside's hedgerows and other natural habitats has created a crisis for our birds. However, bird...

5 key gardening jobs April 21-27

Plant potatoes if your soil is warm enough Wait until the soil is warm enough before planting potatoes – if grass and weeds are growing, it...

New Walnut Dwarf Karlik

Compact walnut suitable for small gardens and containers Traditional walnut tree varieties have ruled them out for all but the biggest gardens - the classic...

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