Having cut the arch bit off the two plum trees due to them not growing right, the remaining plums are ripening lovely. One variety is Victoria, the other Czar. Victoria is the more prolific and is what is mainly in this bowl. This is our 3rd picking and weighs about 2 1/4lb:
The wasps have now found them so the last few will also be harvested as soon as possible. Not bad for two 6' column trees!
We started to tackle the front garden yesterday, just the inner circle. I was being quite ruthless but our council gardening bin is now full so we will have to wait for that to be emptied in another week. All the outside edges will be thinned just as much, then next year, thinned again. Hopefully then, although more sparse, it will be more manageable.