Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into a rainforest of information. Gardening columnist (Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette, Hartlepool Mail), Teesdale Mercury Magazine editor. Attracted by the rebellious, exotic and nerdy. Passionate about northern England, big leaves and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.