5 winter birds to spot in your garden

UK gardens are fantastic places for bird spotting, especially in winter! But if you really want to see the birds flocking to your garden all winter long, it’s handy to use your bird knowledge to turn it into a little safe haven where they can rest and refuel. If, however, you don’t have too much…

Aftercare for your 2019 QVC purchases

Thank you for joining me for ‘Michael’s Garden’ on QVC throughout the year, and I hope you’ve enjoyed the plants we tempted you with! In case you’ve mislaid your growing guides, I thought I’d refresh you with the aftercare for some of our hottest offers from 2019! Quite a few of them were perennial, so…

The origins of Father Christmas and snowmen

Father Christmas and snowmen are icons of the festive period. We know that Father Christmas delivers presents to well-behaved children, and we know that snowmen are made out of snow. But where did they come from? Where does Father Christmas come from? Father Christmas can be traced back to Saint Nicholas. A bishop from Myra,…

What to give a nature lover for Christmas

If you’re hard pressed for what to get a nature lover for Christmas in 2019, I’ve got the perfect gift idea! This bird feed and nest gift hamper, created in an exclusive collaboration with wildlife expert Simon King, ticks all the boxes when it comes to getting the most out of nature in the garden:…

The ultimate Christmas gardening gift guide 2019

When a Christmas giftee has a gardening hobby, you might think they’re easy to buy for – however, I can speak from experience when I say that they’ve probably been gifted more gardening gloves, tubes of hand cream and trowels than they can find a place for! Treat them to something really different this Christmas…

September 2019 QVC Highlights

Summer 2019 is finally coming to an end as autumn creeps in through the transition month of September. As the days get shorter, we look at different ways to light up our gardens and enjoy those mild autumn evenings. There’s also wildlife to think about, with many animals gearing up for winter by stashing food….

August 2019 QVC highlights

Are you excited for summer to come to an end? Probably not. But there’s still lots to look forward to this month. Whether you’re making the most of the school holidays with your kids, or you’re inviting your friends over for BBQs that extend well into the long August evenings, this month is all about…

5 different ways to weed your garden

Is there only one way of weeding a garden? Of course not. However, can you think of five methods of weeding? It’s not a chore that’s widely enjoyed, but there’s no reason your can’t get creative with weeding. I’ve listed five ways to weed your garden below. Why not try these and see which works best for…

July 2019 QVC highlights

Happy July! We’re mid-way through summer and although the longest day of the year has been and gone, there’s still lots of time to enjoy the sunny days and warm evenings, whether that’s with friends at a BBQ with your new bistro set or when you’re planting a beautifully fragrant climbing Jasmine – both can…

Find out your perfect autumn garden style

I know it’s a little early to be talking about autumn garden style, but in gardening terms, we’re right on track! Autumn can be a really exciting season for gardening, which is why you should prepare yourself as soon as possible to cut down on rushing around in the weeks before the season begins. You…

10 things you didn’t know you could buy from QVC

QVC is filled to the brim with so many useful and unique products, whether you’re looking for beautiful jewellery for your other half or a new camera to feed your photography hobbie. It’s also the perfect platform for finding something fabulous for your garden! In QVC’s gardening section, you can peruse plants, tools, decor and…

June 2019 QVC highlights

Summer is here, and it’s time to enjoy your garden. That’s why all of the offers we have during June give instant pleasure. From larger size plants to handy tools and pretty decorative items… Keep up to date with all my shows by clicking here. We are also introducing new elements to the gardening shows…