Category Archives: Phenology

April Flowers – A story of bluebells and frosts

By: Pete Inness Figure 1: Bluebells in a wood near Reading on the 16th of April 2020 (left) and the same date in 2021 (right). In 2021 the flowers are yet to emerge and there are no leaves on the … Continue reading

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U.K. Spring Weather and the Natural World

By Pete Inness We are now just over half way through April, so about half way through meteorological Spring which is defined as March, April and May. Despite the warm weather of the last few days it’s been a fairly … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – part 2

By Pete Inness Back in March Helen Dacre talked in this blog about how we define the start of Spring. She said that, for many people, the first indicator of the onset of Spring is not a particular date but … Continue reading

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