Spring is here! I know because the bees are out and about. The favourite appears to be the crocuses but these have been unrealiable in the frosts, snow, rain and general horrid weather.

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If the crocuses have refused to open, the bees are all over the winter-flowering clematis.

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I've also spotted them on the heather.

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And, rather oddly, on the leaves of freshly shooting forget me nots.

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