Visiting QVC presenters’ gardens


Richard Jackson Hello there! Which of the QVC presenters do you think is a dab hand in the garden? Well, in addition to Anthony's garden, I've also visited the gardens of Kathy Tayler and Simon Biagi.

Anthony has this wonderfully neat and pristine riverside garden, while Kathy's garden is very natural, and Simon has an exciting tropical courtyard and a very attractive country garden that looks out onto beautiful countryside.

Each of them had different problems with their gardens. Simon was struggling with rabbits and clay soil, so I showed him how to sort that out. Kathy wanted this natural look to her garden and we talked about ways she could achieve that.

I also know that Charlie is a very keen on gardening because his dad is a gardener. It's fantastic that so many QVC presenters enjoy gardening, and wherever possible the presenters take plants home to try out in their gardens so that they can talk from experience.

The only question mark I have about any of the presenters' gardening abilities is Julian's – I think he could kill anything just by looking at it!



  1. Rosemary Turner April 5, 2009 at 10:19 am -  Reply

    Hello Richard.
    PLEASE PLEASE I need advice about my Camellia.
    The leaves have gone dry and brown,it came into small buds
    then just seemed to dried up. I feed it late Autumn with
    Sequinel based feed, and since then it seems to have DIED!!
    Is there anything I can do to try and revive it.
    Please help…

  2. Nuala Campbell July 10, 2009 at 3:05 pm -  Reply

    Hi Richard. Greetings from Ireland. I purchased two wisteria two years ago and planted them both a few inches from the front wall of our house (approximately two feet apart), one each side of a pillar. My idea was to train one going to the left and the other to the right of the house. I was delighted when approximately six blooms appeared this year. My worry now, however, is that people have been telling me that the roots will undermine the house!! I have seen them on older houses but would like to know if I should move them, and if so how/when is best to do so? will they survive the move? I would also appreciate advice on pruning them.
    Many thanks in advance for your help.

  3. Isabella Mair June 19, 2012 at 9:44 pm -  Reply

    Hi Richard I bought the battery water feature and the foam sealant is missing. I phoned qvc and they are sold out. I am trying to get one could you tell me if it is a hard or soft foam or is it rubber? there is no sizes to tell me what to get I wondered if you could help. I really like it and don’t really want to send it back.

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