Loren yes have to agree with trial and error it least I now know what grows best in my garden and can cross out the ones that dont. I had a great time finding out and had more good results than failures. I am enjoying the garden and having fun thankyou for your words of wisdom happy gardening!!!
"Thank you for the response/remarks. We once lost a large flowering cherry to snow load. The trunk was split 5 ways as all the branches went down. Now that was a TOTAL loss. Learn how to prune--the best ANGLE for a branch from a trunk makes it…"