The signs of spring seem to be accelerating. The broom is flowering up the hill from our garden, next of one of the ruined mills that used to grind flour but sadly have been left to tumble down.
And I saw my first lizard of the year out in the sun on the garden shed.
Other hopeful signs were the tiny leaf buds on the pomegranate tree we planted last year and were worried about during the cold weather, the apricot tree now covered with flower buds just about to open and grape hyacinths flowering. At the house, we’ve been amazed by how quickly some of the tomato seeds having germinated – some of them taking only four days.