The early spring flowers are coming on with gusto now: snowdrops, crocus, daffodils, forsythia and camellias.
And in the greenhouses, the aloes continue to bloom and some of the cacti are showing their buds.
And so it goes. Another cycle comes around and it's just as wonderful as the last. I may be 71 but I'll never get tired of it. There's plenty I do get tired of - wars, intolerance, fear and hatred, to name a few - but the breaking forth of the seasons' beauty - never!