November showers bring December flowers

Spring in Wales… in November?

As daffodil and snowdrop shoots pop up in gardens across parts of Wales, hedgerows are blossoming with other flowers, including hedge parsley, hogweed, foxgloves and geraniums in full flower.

The birds are singing as if it were springtime, hibernatory animals, including bats and hedgehogs, have not yet been persuaded to go underground for winter, and frogs and newts are still active.

Welcome to global warming. I have to admit, the prospect of missing winter altogether does have a certain appeal.

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