The Sun DID shine……and brought us all new life

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The sun did arrive as forecast and we all want to know ‘for how long’. The warmth was welcome but oh boy! how it made the woods shine. New growth was everywhere from this bold new Beech tree…….

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to this frilly Fern.  The old leaves drying and slowly disintegrating back into the earth adding much needed nutrients….

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It is just amazing how the trees have so quickly changed from bare skeletons to wearing their summer cloak of leaves, the trail to the woods looks both very different and even more welcoming…..

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Our woodland is a real English mix of trees, Pine, Oak, Chestnut, Birch, Beech Cherry, Hazel, Hawthorn and Sycamore……..

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and my favourite in the spring is the Sycamore (much to many conservationists disgust)…who can fail to love these leaves..

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The leaves are forming their canopy.  The sun still manages to dapple the woodland floor as it seeks a way…

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