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Knowledge, Gardening Tips & Advice from our expert!

We are passionate about our gardening here at Harrod Horticultural and encounter the same pests, diseases and general garden problems as everybody else in Stephanie’s Kitchen Garden.  

So for advice on any gardening problem, put our Horticultural Expert Jo Blackwell to the test, we are confident she can help! 

   

Latest Expert Answers

How to protect a recently seeded lawon

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Seeds, Plants & Trees

Which of your products would recommend to protect an over seeded lawn it is about 1000 square metres?

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Best Plant Support for Dahlias

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Seeds, Plants & Trees

Would you be able to recommend a most suitable support for Dahlia's?

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Nemaslug Nematode Slug Control

Answered by Expert Gavin Archived in Category Pest Control & Nature

Can you please tell me if I can use the application of nematodes on ground where I still have growing crops and flowers. I still have beetroot, potatoes, carrots and cabbage in ground on my allotment

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Gardening in Raised Beds

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Raised Beds

I can either make four 4x4 raised beds or two 8x4 raised beds and cannot decide which would be best to order. Would the four smaller beds be better in terms of trying to rotate the beds? Two larger beds would however give me more space to walk around the beds.

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Pond Covers or Pond Netting?

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Pond Care

My pond has been cleaned out of fish by what appears to be an otter. Would it be safe to use galvanised netting over the pond? I have heard conflicting reports about it being harmful to fish.

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