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Mrs G you have my commiserations, a large part of my garden is under 2 feet of water with our very own waterfall as the floods pour off the road over my raised bed. It will be months before I can do any gardening in that area as we are on solid clay. Not at all funny.
I don't see why it wouldn't grow in a pot as long as you remember to feed and water it during the spring/summer.
Fleurisa, they sprout from the roots which can travel quite a distance and are extermly difficult to cut.
I've spent 20 years trying to get rid of moles from my garden and although successfully sometimes they always come back. I now believe the only sure fire way is to MOVE
MrsGarden a shredder does nothing to destroy the viability of acorns, I've tried it The do say pigs clear them very effectively but not sure what the garden would look like afterwards.
Queen Victoria is the bright red one
The second one looks like Thrift I'm not sure what it's latin name is
If they got wet during bright sun it may be scorching. You need to be very careful with watering in sunlight
Sounds like you have been hit by Cabbage White butterfly caterpillars. Swedes are part of the same family as sprouts so these caterpillars would go for both. The swedes may grow some new leaves so leave them in the ground for a while longer but check regularly for the dreaded caterpillers.
Looks like Sloe Bugs to me, members of the shield bug family. My book states they feed on 'Sloes and other berries' so could be a problem on raspberries
Try giving it a feed, I use tomato food on mine. They are very hungry plants and protect from the dreaded slugs.