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!

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    Waiting for the sun to make Your Summer Garden

    When I first started on QVC (a fair few years ago), we were at the forefront of introducing solar powered lights to your garden. In those pioneering days, the solar panels were…

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    A teaser for this Garden Day…

    We’ve had some cracking gardening shows recently, but I’m especially looking forward to this Sunday 17th when we’ve got nine hours of gardening It’s all kicking off at midnight with…

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    Celebrating 18 years at QVC!

    It certainly has been a challenging start to the gardening year! The weather during March wasn’t as good as we’d hoped and most of the Easter weekend (apart from Easter…

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    What’s new in the garden this spring

    Every February, garden writers are invited to a special event at the Barbican where they are shown all the new products being launched in the spring. I always enjoy visiting…

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    Grow more for less with Flower Power

    Make this the year you grow more, for less! This Sunday, 14th February, we have a 2.8kg container of Flower Power as our Today’s Special Value offer, it’s is our…

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    My Paris Trip and some Gardening Updates

    What a cracking start to the gardening season on QVC. Even the gardening industry trade magazine ‘Horticulture Week’ commented on it and quoted Rupert Precious from Montrose and Ken Evans…

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    New Year gardening and my bird food offer

    What an exciting start to the New Year for gardening on QVC. We’re kicking it all off on Friday 8th January with a fantastic Today’s Special Offer on my premium…

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    Winning website and wildlife in winter!

    Wow, what a week it’s been! On Monday, actor Jim Carter (Carson from Downton Abbey) told a gathering of the gardening industry at the House of Commons about our Flower…

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    Why I’m looking forward to November

    It might sound a little odd, but I just can’t wait for November to arrive! That’s when I can start planting tulips, my absolute favourite spring flowering bulbs. Most other…

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