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!

  • End-of-season gardening favourites

    Last week I gave a talk about QVC at the Horticultural Trade Association Conference. The audience consisted of manufacturers, nurseryman and retailers. One of the topics that especially impressed them…

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    The autumn tidy-up

    The days are getting cooler, the leaves are starting to fall, it’s time for that autumn tidy-up! Luckily, they’re predicting a lovely October, so we might have some of those…

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    Spring bulb planting how-to

    Light up your garden and give it a glow with spring bulbs. It’s the easiest gardening ever. Anyone can grow beauties like daffodils, tulips and crocus. Simply plant the bulbs,…

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    Decorating your late summer garden

    August can be a busy time in the garden, but one of my greatest pleasures this month is taking time to sit back, relax and simply enjoy being in it….

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    It’s time to celebrate!

    When I first started at QVC (some 20 years ago!), our gardening shows featured a range of products including spades and secateurs, but no plants. As a keen gardener, I…

  • Richard Jackson visits Easton Walled Garden

    A fabulous day with QVC gardeners

    I always enjoy discovering new gardens and last week I was fortunate enough to visit Easton Walled Garden near Grantham. We’d arranged a special visit for members of my Flower Power…

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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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