Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert

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

Couch Grass

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Weed control

COUCH GRASS please can you tell me how to be rid of this creeping monster?

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Calculating soil requirements for raised beds

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Soil, Feed & Fertilisers

Can you advise me on how to calculate the quantity of growing medium required, the best option to use and the need for anything additional?

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Pruning Raspberries and Loganberries

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

Should I leave the new non-fruit bearing shoots of my rapsberries and loganberries on or cut these off to give the fruit more nutrients?

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Raised Bed Dilemma!

Answered by Expert Harrod Horticultural Archived in Category Raised Beds

Can I put my raised bed on concrete or do I need to go to the trouble of breaking it up...?

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Non-flowering Camellia!

Answered by Expert Jo Archived in Category Pest Control & Nature

I've got a previously happy camellia which has stopped producing flower buds and is looking under the weather. Can you help?

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