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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    It’s the Chelsea Flower Show 2015!

    It’s Chelsea time – a celebration of the very best in gardening at the greatest flower show in the world, kicking off this Tuesday 19th May! We’ll be previewing Chelsea…

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    17 years at QVC and Flower Power-fueled footy!

    Haven’t our gardens looked lovely in the spring sunshine this week? My Amelanchier was in full bloom and really sparkled in the early morning sun (see pic). It’s such a…

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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…

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    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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