One lone sunflower also found a home (four others are waiting in the wings). Cabbages have joined the other brassicas and have been covered with plastic bottles to protect them from the birds. As they sat waiting to go in several cabbage butterflies were fluttering around them - they will be definitely netted as soon as we take the bottles off.
Tackling the raspberry patch has been on the to-do-list for awhile, today we got started. We knew it would be tough going as the grass is well established, however we had under estimated how entrenched and entangled the grass roots are. We managed to clear a very small area but have mulched it well.