Comment: I would suspect your gooseberries are wild currants?

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I would suspect your gooseberries are wild currants?

Are they a little purplish in color? They make the best jam! I also had the bush cherries on my yard that were good for jam and syrup.
My sis makes wonderful jam and syrup from elderberries!
Another tip to repel mice and deer, etc. (not sure what all it works for) is Irish Spring soap! Hang the bars in netting among the plants. Probably won't work for voles.