A few reasons why a fountain is better than a pond

Have you ever considered a fountain? Perhaps you’ve been put off by the thought of installing electrics, rerouting the water source..? It all appears a bit complex at first glance- but wait, there’s another option. You can install your own gloriously Italianate feature fountain, without any wiring, outdoor plugs or water source’ The only water…

QVC May 2019 highlights

Hydrangea Rembrandt Named Rembrandt as, every three weeks, the colour-changing blooms begin to miraculously transform – just like an artists palette. Bred for their compact size and robust anti-snap stems, the flowers are small but they arrive en masse and smother the entire canopy throughout summer and into autumn. The new Hydrangea series has taken…

Join QVC for the Enjoy Your Garden event

If you’re in need of inspiration for your garden, QVC’s Enjoy Your Garden extravaganza is where to find it! Taking place on Saturday 11th May 2019, you can find everything you need to get your garden in gear for a relaxing early summer – from fetching new plants to beautiful decor and furniture. How the…

49 uses for pull cord lighting in the garden and home

Lighting has both decorative and practical uses in the garden and home, whether it’s jazzing up  a summer garden party or navigating a dark loft space. It can look great by day or by night! These new contemporary pull cord light bulbs turn on easily by gently pulling the bulb downwards. There’s also a nifty…

Plants in Focus: The garland Hydrangea ‘Runaway Bride’

The Plant of the Year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is now in it’s 9th year, and the contest has seen some amazing introductions- from tropical hardy Foxgloves to patio Mulberry trees. However, 2018 was the year of the Hydrangea, as ‘Runaway Bride’ clinched the title of Plant of the Year. This new breakthrough…

A talk with QVC host Richard Jackson

I’ve got a Mr Plant Geek announcement to make, in the form of an introduction to the new ‘QVC Hub‘ on this site. There, you can read up on lots of the super exciting work I’m doing as a gardening expert with QVC. I’ve had a great few weeks settling into my role. I can’t…

Beard vs Brawn: The Big Challenge

You’ve see me back on your QVC screens recently, and may have also spotted Tommy, the guy with the power tools. We could not be more different, The Plant Geek and The Tool Nerd. After chatting with Tommy off air, it soon became clear that I’ve got something that he wants, and he’s got (two…