Jean Vernon

Author bio:

Jean Vernon

Jean Vernon is a slightly quirky, bee friendly, alternative gardener. She doesn’t follow the rules and likes to push the boundaries a bit just to see what happens. She has a fascination for odd plants, especially edibles and a keen interest in growing for pollinators especially bees. She’s rather obsessed with the little buzzers. Telegraph Gardening Correspondent, mostly testing and trialing products and Editor-In-Chief for Richard Jackson’s Garden.

There are 165 articles by Jean:


Planting bulbs

Posted on in Advice and Tips

Bulbs are one of the easiest things to grow in a garden. Plant them in the autumn for spectacular spring flowers.

Darlac DP744 Super Classic Ratchet Pruner

What’s your top gardening tip?

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In July this year we ran a competition on Facebook and Twitter asking for gardening tips. We had dozens of great ones, so we thought we’d share some of them with you.

Richard Jackson

QVC needs you!

Posted on in Garden News

The QVC shopping channel is looking for genuine customers who have had great experiences using Richard Jackson’s Flower Power

Herb cordials

Posted on in Freshly Picked Recipe

Summer cordials are all the rage for pepping up your G n T or assuaging a summer thirst. Experiment with this basic herb cordial recipe and make it yours