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Teetering on the brim of spring

The recent snow and ice has melted revealing a drab field layer of razed and decaying undergrowth. ¬†Despite the same seasonal hardships some neighbouring plants are now teetering on the brim of spring¬† pushing their new infant green shoots upwards … Continue reading

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Signs of spring: Hazel catkins

Hazel catkins are a sure sign that spring is in progress. The yellow catkins are the male flowers, dangling and spreading their pollen into the drifting winds. It is always worth carrying with you a hand lens so that you … Continue reading

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