The quickening of spring’s energy can clearly be seen in the garden, with plants pushing to break through the soil and trees coming into leaf. This is a vital time of year, when all wild things large and small are restlessly racing to find food, build a nest and find a mate.
In early spring the view of local woodlands from the garden revealed slender green halos to many trees. Day by day it’s like watching a firework display in slow motion as buds begin to unfold, at first so slender, a fresh greenness combusting skyward. Some trees flicker with catkins and some flower first before coming into leaf, but all add to the radiance of spring.