On opening the bedroom curtains, about 5 sparrows flew off from the small raised bed. Little beggars, they had fully chewed several baby spinach seedlings and damaged a few more. I scared them away and promptly went out to put in stakes, cotton thread and foil:
I harvested the biggest of our gooseberries yesterday. It is not something I usually do, normally harvesting them all at the same time which seems a bit silly. Anyway, they weighed 1lb 12oz:
A nice start to the picking season. We had them with custard. I shall pick some more soon, hopefully they will be as big and juicy as these were.