Spring peeks through in the lawn.

Phenology tells us that Spring is coming ever earlier each year, but this year the weather seems delightfully traditional. It’s still cold with the wind in the East, and the temperatures have barely reached above 10C yet, but finally the sun has come out and on cue so have the first crocus.

Crocus sieberi in the lawn

Crocus sieberi open in the lawn 3rd March 2013

Some say snowdrops herald the end of winter, I don’t have any in the lawn so crocus – the herald of spring is a welcome sight.


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