HOWARD ELSTON, horticultural guru to the celebrities, answers the big questions that thwart our daily lives:
Q: With the late spring, my brassica rapa are simply not flourishing. Why is that? D. Holden-Shuttleworth; Sheffield
A: Because it’s bloody cold, that’s why.
Howard Elston (DOA) will answer all your vital questions. But please do not email, phone or write to him. He will be released later this spring with an ankle tag and must not be approached.