Looking for Bluebells

With a friend today to the National Trust’s Borthwood Copse on the Isle of Wight to search for bluebells. Normally at this time of year the woods are carpeted with bluebells and other shade-loving plants but for some reason this year, a cold spell at the wrong time probably, there were none to be seen…

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Spring just around the corner

Hush, hush, whisper who dare, plants are a-budding and spring’s in the air. Sorry about that paraphrasing but with everything springing into life in my garden today I couldn’t resist it. I think these may have been out for a couple of days but the weather has been so inclement that I just couldn’t face…

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