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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    Gardens are blooming!

    What a lovely week! It’s been so good to be outside in the garden. I’ve planted a couple of bamboo wigwams with sweet peas, potted on my Fir Tree Nursery…

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    Celebrating Garden Re-leaf Day

    My goodness, spring has really sprung! After a slow start to the season (my Rijnveld’s Early Sensation daffs, which should bloom in January are only now fully in flower), the…

  • New and improved Flower Power

    My new Flower Power is finally here!

    Seven years ago, I told QVC about a new type of top premium plant food that I’d developed with leading garden scientist Dr Arnold Rainbow. They kindly said that I…

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    Looking forward to springtime!

    I always get excited at this time of year! The days are gradually getting longer, the snowdrops and hellebores are in bloom, and I’ve that happy feeling that spring is…

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    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…

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    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…

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