The spring Daffodil season started early, both Wild Daffodils and those in cultivated plantings have certainly done us proud this year. But sadly they are starting to die back and fade…… and it is still not Easter.
But as one spring delight fades another bursts upon the scene to give us a different bloom to admire.
Magnolia and their fragile flowers are magical and spectacular sight with an oriental touch.
Early April and all of a sudden everything is greening up with a rush. Leaves on many of the trees are unfolding, the understory of vegetation is thickening and across the woods that distinctive smell of spring surrounds….
(C) David Oakes 2017