I can't see the base of the shoots, but they look like perfectly normal healthy rose shoots to me. I wouldn't remove them.
I agree with Nut :-)
Think the Under Gardener has done me proud
Hostafan1 says:That sounds like a lovely stop over Dove. I'm very jealous. See original post
That sounds like a lovely stop over Dove. I'm very jealous.
Now you're being silly
Those are aquilegia seedlings .......... I'd thin them out, transplant some of them and keep my fingers crossed re the mildew.
Sounds like Rooks to me https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/r/rook/
they're grain eaters.
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Vic thanks ............... it's very frustrating, especially at this time of year
Are you sure they're ravens? Whereabouts are you? Ravens are massive and usually only in wild upland places.