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Has spring sprung in the West Country?

1 March is the first day of spring - at least according to the Met Office.

The first signs of the changing season are already out in Cornwall - this magnolia tree at the Lost Gardens of Heligan is one of six trees across the county that are monitored to find out when spring has sprung.

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They bloom much earlier than the rest of the UK mainland thanks to the warmer climate.

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