ASK HOWARD: Vital Queries Answered by Our Award Winning Gardening Expert

Howard Elston

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

    Thwarted Turnip

Thwarted Turnip

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.