You may as well use them or else you'll have to throw them away anyway, they only have a short shelf life
The fruited canes should be cut down at the end of the picking season. Do your new unfruited canes also die?
£240 over one year!
And the big black spots are called tar spot
The short period of cool weather followed by warmer weather has confused many plants into thinking they had gone through winter
Cold nights, shorter days: Autumn
Instead of buying a plant why not try taking a cutting from your friends plant
We aren't allowed grass paths at my allotment site
Buy her one of those mesh screens that you can cover her window with
You can get dwarf lilacs that are more like a shrub rather than a tree