Posted: 14/04/2015 at 19:37
Arthur, are there any buds on your red robin? If so cut back to those buds. However, it is an evergreen shrub and should not have lost too many leaves this winter.
cistus? Depending on variety. Some are vigorous and best planted in the open ground....hot poor soil. There are some compact varieties that could go in a pot but I don't think they are really best in a pot.