Cowslips before the Roundhouse

Spring Yellows

At this time of year we are moving between washes of yellow at Sun Rising.  After the primroses and daffodils come the lesser celandine and cowslips.  The dandelions are about to come into flower, and as they go to seed a week or so later, the buttercups will flood the meadow.

Cowslips before the Roundhouse

Cowslips before the Roundhouse

With snow flurries, hail storms, frosty mornings, biting rain, all interspersed with brilliant sunshine, this April has been an amazing month – but we’re longing for summer’s warmth. If you visit Sun Rising at this time, do look out for wood anemones, bluebells, silver birch catkins, and the reddish new leaves of the guelder rose.