Five great Twitter accounts

Twitter is a great social media platform for gardeners. From top tips to plant identification and garden gossip to beautiful photos - there is something for every gardener on Twitter. Here are Michael Perry's favourite five Twitter accounts to follow.

Higgledy Garden:

You’ll love this cheeky account from quirky Cornish seed supplier, Benjamin. Broadcasting live from his flower fields, he dispenses advice on his seeds and offers support to first-time growers. It will feel like he’s sowing the seed with you. @higgledygarden

Thompson and Morgan:

Offering a support network to the green social media world; Thompson & Morgan’s team are on hand to help with customer orders, give planting advice, ID mystery plants and more. Plus, they run regular competitions and share some gorgeous photos of their trial grounds. @thompsonmorgan

Sara Venn:

Sara is a busy tweeter, and loves to share her gardening experience and inspire others. By following her, you’ll also meet a whole host of other hortics too! Find out more about her work with edible gardens in Bristol too. @saralimback

Kenny Higgs:

This Norfolk gardener is hilarious; follow him for witty anecdotes about his gardening day, as well as honest opinions and knowledge sharing. Oh, and an insight into his cheeky dating life too. @thehappyG

World Radio Gardening :

By following the account for this unique online gardening radio station, you’ll be the first to hear about any new podcasts, covering a range of green subjects. Run by highly experienced broadcaster, Ken Crowther. @wrgardening