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cosmos is the star at the moment.
not japanese knot weed .leycesteria is what it is ,the stems are bamboo like with lovely shrimp flowers followed by blackberries.
love in the mist which is very pretty and grows everywhere.
They have to be in lime free soil,manured well or feed and do not prune for the first 3 years and water well.mind the birds do not get there first!
Why not give the fruit away,if you cant donot prune and your crop will go down.
I have Albertina ,you need to cut the suckers out ,6 leaved spindly growth,water well and feed ,dont prune too virgorous.
Those are the flowers come seed part,I keep mine well watered and in winter fold the leaves over the flower heads to keep the frost at bay.
This one basket of many apples from one tree,cox s orange.
I eat what is in season,I make jams and jellies,Pickle some and freeze,but give some away to others or exchange.these days I dont need so much but enjoy the cooking and perserving as well as eating inseason produce.