Signs and scents of spring
Walking through Bedford Square on the sunniest day this first week of January, the wonderful scent of early flowering viburnum bushes was unmistakeable, lifting the spirits. Winter flowering cherry is also showing its delicate pink blossoms here and there in various gardens, a winter honeysuckle hedge is flowering in Marchmont Community Garden. Bulbs are bravely […]
First signs of spring
Spring is starting in the Bloomsbury Squares – blossom spotted in Bedford Square and Russell Square, together with a lone early daffodil and the promise of many more to come. Volunteers planted thousands of bulbs last autumn. This weekend is RSPB Big Bird Watch. See what you can spot.