Snowdrop: the milk flower | Nature Notes from Dorset

In January it seems winter will never end and then we enter another cold, bleak month in February. However, there are small signs that reminded us that things are changing and spring is just around the corner, the most obvious being that the days start getting longer at quite a fast rate and the birds begin to sing again, some a bit tentative perhaps, but the signs are there.
For most of us, however, it is the appearance of the first spring flowers that tell us spring is on the way and snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) are amongst the first and in February they seem to be in flower everywhere.

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