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!


    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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    Autumn Advice and the Garden Trade meet up

    Every September, the Garden Trade meets in Birmingham to look at all the new products and ideas for the coming season. I’ve just returned from this year’s show and judging…

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    Our Gardening Inspirations Winner

    I might have known that it was a bit of a mistake to mention on air that our gardens were a bit dry. It seems to have rained on and…

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    The highs and lows of gardening

    Well, we really needed that rain as our gardens were getting so dry, but I’d be pleased if it stopped soon! The torrential downpour has helped perk up my brown…

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    Your summer container could win you £500!

    Are your summer pots and containers as pretty as a picture? Then why not enter the Garden News Flower Power competition for the chance to win up to £500? The…

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