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 204 articles by Jean:

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What was your gateway plant?

Posted on in Garden Inspiration

We asked some of our contributors which plant got them hooked on gardening? It’s a fascinating insight into plants and gardens and may just take you back down memory lane


What can I grow for summer scent?

Posted on in Plants

Many garden plants have exquisite perfume and fragrance. Jean Vernon picks five plants that you can grow for summer scent.