"It’s aye the same every year Master Poons. There’s no a green flee tae be foond even fur 3 bawbee a wing."
bawbee, balbie: one time Scottish copper coin, worth equivalent to a half penny Sterling.
"It is always the same every year Master Poons. There is not a green fly to be found even at 3 bawbee per wing."
Perennial roses usually with the perennial green fly and the black spot.