A cold start

Monday, May 3rd 2010

What a cold start to the week! In among the bright sunshine we've had sharp, heavy showers and even a few snow flurries.

These fern fronds look remarkably prehistoric as they unfurl with their emerald mid-ribs and brown, shaggy covering fronds.

Fern fronds

The hanging, white flowers of the Bird Cherry are just opening and in the grass Hairy Bittercress joins the Dog Violets, Celandines and Wood Sorrel.


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