The Sun actually stayed in view all day yesterday which gave a chance to have another look round the garden to see what was showing signs of life and what had succumbed to the harsh Winter. Quite a number of plants were showing signs of new growth.
Japanese Tree Peony - background
Raspberry canes - top left
Blackcurrant bush - middle left
Prunus cerasifera - bottom left
Pear tree - top right
Rose - middle right
Japanese Acer - bottom right.
Amongst the casualties it looks as though I have lost three out of the four lavender bushes which is a shame as they attract so many bees and butterflies in the Summer.
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