“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.”― Marty Rubin
“Despite the forecast, live like it's spring.”― Lilly Pulitzer
“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”― Rainer Maria Rilke
Pussy Willow Salix caprea. © J.Allan Longshadow
Did you know?In several European countries including Germany, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine, catkins are used like the olive branches on Palm Sunday.
Scarlet Elf Cap Sarcoscypha coccinea, Moss Valley, Wrexham. © J.Allan Longshadow.
Did you know?If cooked, Scarlet Cups are generally considered to be edible. They are not generally widely consumed because of their sparse numbers.
Geocaching is a relatively new and engaging pastime and has numerous physical, social and mental benefits. It is an enjoyable challenge that is great for those wishing to improve their wellbeing and spend more time outdoors. It encourages participants to engage with the natural and manmade environment in a new
Birdwatching is a hobby and has been steading increasing in popularity all over the world.
It requires absolutely nothing to get started and is an environmentally friendly pastime that promotes engagement with and appreciation of nature. You may also be surprised by the numerous health benefits that birdwatching has to offer
Misty Lake, Moss Valley, Wrexham. © Jan Longshadow 2021
Winter Sunshine, Plas Power, Wrexham. © Jan Longshadow 2020
Seeds of the 'roast-beef plant' or (Iris foetidissima). © Lara Edwards