Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson

Richard, our gardening guru, inherited his love of plants from his grandfather. In his varied career he has set up and managed numerous garden centres, including the award-winning Camden Garden Centre: a self-financing, employment and training project for unemployed young people. Richard’s first TV appearance was on Going Live!, devising fun gardening ideas for children. His writing and broadcasting credits are many and varied, including, The Daily Telegraph, BBC’s Gardener’s World Magazine, BBC2’s How Does Your Garden Grow and of course QVC!

  • Richard Jackson bird feed TSV

    Richard Jackson bird feed TSV

    I just love getting ready for Christmas. This week we put up the tree and decorations and I’ve started to feel really festive. Rosie’s been sniffing around the tree looking for…

  • Buddy the Dog and his Edible Christmas Card

    Gardening gift ideas for Christmas

    With just a few weeks to go until the big day here’s a quick look at my top five picks for Christmas gifts this year: 1. I’ve been speaking to David…

  • Richard Jackson QVC Gardening Expert in the garden

    Getting ready for autumn and winter

    I just love the garden in autumn! It’s still warm enough to be outside for ages, there’s plenty to do and lots to enjoy as well (especially when the leaves…

  • Richard Jackson's Plant Food and Root Boster at QVC

    13 years of Plants and Flowers with me on QVC

    What a great summer it’s been (so far!) for gardening. And it’s about to get even better! This coming weekend 26th and 27th July, we’re celebrating the 13th anniversary of…

  • Richard Jackosn QVC gardener hanging basket

    Is your garden a winner?

    QVC gardeners are amongst the best in the land. Now’s your chance to prove it and win your share of £10,000 of garden gift tokens being given away in a…

  • Richard Jackson David Austin Roses

    Filming with David Austin Roses

    I’ve made it! Brad Pitt has one, so does Tom Cruise. Now I have one too. I’ve got a body double! It all happened last week when we were filming…

  • It’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show time again!

    There’s no doubt about it, this year’s Chelsea Flower Show is one of the best ever! The recent weather has been kind to the growers and many of the plants…

  • Tulip Mania

    Twenty years ago, an enterprising garden lover decided to create a small exhibition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first tulips to be grown in the UK. To mark…

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