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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    All about January gardening

    Happy New Year! I always enjoy the beginning of a new year in the garden and I can’t wait to get cracking. There are a few jobs at this time…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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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