I would go to Orange Pippin fruit trees for the crab apple https://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/
and their associate company Pippin trees for the rowan https://www.pippintrees.co.uk/search.aspx
They have an excellent reputation.
I remember Matty talking about it BL ... it was what made me suggest it to my young friend when she said she wanted to buy me 'a purple flower'
Glad you had a lovely day meeting Jean
Right, Clem Daniel Deronda dug up and potted nice and deep and put in a sheltered spot ... Fingers crossed.
Perhaps I should alert Missing Persons?
If you're having problems uploading a photo, start with the camera icon ... if it still won't upload try reducing the size of the photo - it usually works ...
thstar ...... can you post a photo to give us a few more clues please .... if the photo won't upload at first, try reducing the size ... that usually works
I once lived in a terrace in a dead dodgy area ....... there was a back gate onto an alley frequented by Ne'er do wells ......... I planted a Rambling Rector against the back wall ........ best legal defence against intruders I could think of .......... I sometimes feel tempted to go back and check to see whether or not the rose has totally taken over all of the alley and the back gardens all along the street
Cornus controversa 'variegata' ............... I'm green with envy. Lucky you.
I'm thinking about this honeysuckle for that trellis ...... what do you think?