An Article by Heather Martin
What a difference a week makes! On Sunday 14th April with temperatures reaching the high teens by early afternoon, Spring suddenly sprung into action.
Wood Anemone buds (Anemone nemorosa) opened their petals to face the sun and butterflies and many other insects were on the wing. Common Lizards positioned themselves to make the most of the sunshine.
After a very long, cold winter it was such a pleasure to be outdoors surrounded by flowers and insects.
A Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album) and Brimstone butterfly (Gonepteryx rhamni) soaking up the sun.