This article might interest you, Wigglyamps:
Hallo Alan 78
Have a look at this, it's American but they probably have the same problems. Also, if you Google "growths on plum trees" you will get lots of info:
Previous owners might have had a plant/shrub/tree there which they have removed and taken with them and as Edd says, filled the hole and reseeded it.
No problem teg, sometimes it pays to look before you leap!
Paranoid! It's only a blog page with very good ideas and they are not selling anything! The cards are for printing out, if you've got a colour printer then so much the better!
Don't know the first one, but someone will.
2) is a primrose
3) is vinca, possibly vinca major
I can hear something singing right now, think it's a blackbird, yay! It's 6.30 a.m. here and still dark, but just lighting up in the east.
Only sparrows in my garden, dozens of them! They've chased all the others away, hardly seen a blue tit or a blackbird this winter.
Bill, what a wonderful letter and what a great son he was! Life just isn't fair sometimes, is it? He will be with you in your hearts forever. Love to you and your wife, take care!
Hi, maybe this video from youtube will help