Signs of spring

Jan 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Articles

There’s a strong association here in the UK between snowdrops and Imbolc. Snowdrops tend to flower around the festival, although they can show up much earlier in sheltered spots. A tiny white flower that will, sometimes, push its way up through the snow, it seems almost too fragile to be the first flower at the end of winter. But, there it is, despite frost and freezing temperatures, pushing up delicate heads as the days lengthen.

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For deeper insights into the timings of festivals and their associations, check out this blog post from Morgan Daimler – http://lairbhan.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/dating-holidays.html

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