Posted: 28/07/2015 at 13:22
You are certainly getting a good reputation. Soon you will be taking cuttings from plants you fancy growing in the gardens you sit for!!! That is what I would do , leaving the plant looking much better for being pruned of course - I must not lead anyone astray! I have come in for lunch whacked but happy at filling up the green wheeliebin. The rest of my weeding this week can go into my own compost bins. The rain has made the job of weeding much easier. I must tell you about my dual plum tree. It is quite big now with multiple trunks and this morning I counted three different kinds of fruit. Last year I had delicious round dark purple ones and the most luscious fruit I have ever tasted - yellow plums quite big ones. Those two are on the tree in some numbers this year again and I can distinguish them already. PLUS there are some quite big (like a huge cherry) bright red spherical fruits which must be the fruit of the original stock the two plums were grafted on to. I picked one and ate it - quite edible, not a crab apple, more like a huge cherry. There are quite a few more, some so high up I will just have to harvest them when they drop. My neighbour has just brought me a huge coffee doughnut for my dessert so I took her to see the new fruit and she was very impressed and like me puzzled as to what it is.