Tree following - suckers

I have been following my quince trees for five years (yes five) and they have not moved one inch in all that time.  Now, suddenly, I have reason to believe that Quince Major is making a bid for freedom.
I realised whilst mowing the grass around the quince trees the other day that there were little treelets appearing.
I knelt down on the ground to look at them more closely.  They looked like little quince trees to me.
and there were quite a few.  The more I looked the more I realised I was looking at suckers from the trees roots.  Suckers are not the best of things to have as they will take some energy from the main tree.

Dear reader, I mowed them.

Before I mowed them though,
I pulled up one of the roots from the ground.
and planted them up into pots.  Well why not I thought, it might be the start of my own quince forest.....  or they might get bonsaied...... or.....

More followed trees can be found c/o Squirrelbasket who kindly hosts this meme.