Jean Vernon

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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 240 articles by Jean:

Pickled cucumbers

Posted on in Freshly Picked Recipe

Have you got a glut of greenhouse cucumbers or even courgettes? Try this recipe and transform your harvest into a sweet, tangy, delicious pickle

Five new roses for 2019

Posted on in Plants

A garden is not complete without a rose or two. Jean Vernon finds five new roses at RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival

Funky tomatoes

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Here’s a sneak preview of some sumptuous, funky tomatoes that will be on show at the 2019 RHS Hampton Court Flower Show