With very little rain in the forecast Ross has been to the Durham University Botanic Garden to see how they are coping with the ever-changing Spring weather:
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It is one of the classic signs of spring but has had a late arrival in the region this year. The "beast from the east" delayed the blooming of bluebells, according to the Woodland Trust.
The first record of one flowering this year came 39 days later than last year. But after the recent fine weather they have caught up, Ross has been to a wood near Haltwhistle:
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After some fine sunshine today and with May starting tomorrow we are hoping for a continuation of this settled spring weather.
Ross has been out looking for one of the sure signs of the season at Alnwick Garden in Northumberland: