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!

  • Calling all gardeners: QVC needs you!

    If you’ve ever seen me talking about Flower Power on QVC, you’ll know that I show lots of pictures of Flower Power fed plants grown by QVC customers. I’m going…

  • Richard Jackson’s summer garden update

    My goodness, the weather this summer has been a bit challenging. It all started so well in June and then seems to have gone downhill ever since! August has been…

  • Your summer gardening questions answered

    I do love summer in the garden! There’s plenty to do, from picking sweet peas to pruning my wisteria (just two of the monthly jobs in my Gardener’s Diary). By…

  • Answering your gardening questions

    Here are a few questions I’ve received in recent months. Please share your questions in the comments section below, and I’ll endeavour to answer them in my next post! Janet…

  • My favourite summer-blooming plants

    There’s something magical about our gardens in the summer. The roses are in full bloom, hanging baskets are dripping with colour and those home-grown, sun-ripened strawberries taste amazing. One of…

  • My Easter Garden competition winner is…

    A huge thank you to everyone who entered my Easter competition last week. To be in the chance of winning a selection of items from my range, all you had…

  • Easter gardening and a giveaway!

    I just love Easter in the garden! It’s such a great time to catch up on all those gardening jobs you’ve been itching to do but haven’t found the time!…

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