Drastic MeasuresWe have two plum trees at Blairmore, growing against a wall in our garden. Each year we get a nice harvest of sweet, juicy plums - the joy! But it was not always so. For many years almost no plums appeared. Then one day, when I was helping in the garden, our gardener asked me to prune the plum tree. I had no idea what I was doing, having just recently arrived at Blairmore and never having done much gardening. So, I cut it back in the way I guessed was best. Soon complaints came and some people even...Read more...