QVC Show Dates

Want to see me on your tellybox? See below for the dates of my future QVC Michael Perry’s Garden World shows, where I’ll be discussing the latest plants and gardening equipment on the QVC channel, along with demonstrations and tips on how to use everything! All times are Greenwich Mean Time. Show date Time Saturday, 9th February…

20 ways to make your house and garden look new

Whether you’ve lived in your home for a year or twenty years, unless you’ve applied a strict cleaning regimen, it’s unlikely you’re going to be able to maintain that brand new look and feel in your home and garden. Although many of us would love to have that new-home feel, we don’t have the time…

The Plant-Off: Roses vs Tree Peonies

Welcome to the first ever ‘Plant-Off’, where I pit two plants against each other and compare their traits, to see which one comes out on top! In the ring today are roses and peonies. Both are classic flowers which produce lovely, fat blooms and wonderful scents. However, each has pros and cons which will decide…

QVC February 2019 highlights

Want to watch the video before reading the post? Click here! Thank you so much for your support during the launch month on QVC, we have had an amazing month, with increased viewership and a real buzz around some of the changes we are making to the show. An added focus on editorial and gardening…

5 garden pursuits to beat the Blue Monday blues

Blue Monday 2019 is upon us, but there’s no need to let it get you down. If you feel like the most depressing day of the year is hacking away at your happiness, try some of these garden-related activities to boost your mood. What is Blue Monday? Blue Monday usually falls on the third Monday…

Watch and win with Michael’s Garden World

There are so many exciting gardening and plant-related products on Michael’s Garden World this month – and I’m giving you all the opportunity for one lucky person to win one pack during each show! To enter, all you need to do is tune in to Michael’s Garden World on QVC (see the schedule here), and…

4 ways to help winter birds thrive

Winter is a key time to provide for the birds in your garden, and the team at Bernini Fountains have just released a pretty nifty invention for your garden or balcony. It’s a 4 in 1 bird guest house, for drinking, feeding, bathing and nesting! It’s the Bernini Bird Bathe and Water Feature. Designed at…

January highlights on QVC TV

I’ll soon be back on your screens with my gardening show on QVC TV! ‘Michael’s Garden World’ returns on Saturday 5th January at 9am, and we then have a whole month of gardening products and information for viewers new and old, and I hope you’ll join us! All the big brands will be back; from…

How to attract 7 different types of wildlife into our gardens

Aside from the usual resolutions we see each year – quit smoking, lose weight, travel more – there is one thing that should be on more New Year’s resolution lists, and that’s loving and looking after our wildlife (tell me your resolutions in the comments below!). It may not seem like it at first glance,…

How to work the Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 into your garden

Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2019 is Living Coral. This happy-but-calming shade can be worked into your closet, home decor and even your food (yes really), but how do you work with it in your garden? Here are some ideas on how to incorporate the colour into your back yard to make it super trendy….

Keeping bees buzzing in winter

If you’re wondering ‘what happens to bees in winter?’, well, they don’t just go away. Although they’re not as prevalent in UK gardens as they are in summer, our black and yellow friends are still alive and well. They may be spending more time huddling in their hives than buzzing about your Buddleia, but it’s…

Tips and tricks for your Christmas plants (and Christmas Tree!)

There’s enough stress over Christmas without having to worry about your plants, too. However, just like needy house guests, they will need your attention too! However, this year, let me lend you a helping hand with my ‘Christmas Plant Tips and Tricks’. Grow the freshest Christmas Tree, keep your Poinsettia gleaming, and train your Amaryllis…

10 Gardeners Gifts for Christmas 2018

If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for gardeners, you’re in the right place. I would say that gardeners are one of the easiest groups of people to buy for at Christmas. There’s so much to choose from: accessories, plants, fashion – the list goes on! So whether you’ve got a family member, friend or work…