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!

  • Blooming marvellous

    It’s been four years since I last visited the Hampton Court Flower Show but as I walked across the bridge over the Long Water Canal, admiring the dramatic backdrop of…

  • Has it really been 20 years?!

    My goodness, it doesn’t seem that long ago, but it was twenty five years ago, whilst I was sitting in the BBC Radio 5 Live studio doing my regular Saturday…

  • Flower Power, now includes bio-active technology!

    Over the past ten years, Flower Power has helped tens of thousands of gardeners, from beginners to enthusiasts grow fabulous flowers, fruits and vegetables. And Flower Power-fed plants have won…

  • A new year competition

    EDIT – THE WINNER IS… Steven Hopkins – check your inbox for our email confirmation! Congrats At this time of year, the garden can be a bit gloomy. But one…

  • 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…

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