Our intrepid tutor Ian FIsher is spending spring seeking out splashes of colour and signs of life in British countryside. Here are some to keep your eyes peeled for....
Viola odorata, Ficaria verna and Taraxacum officianalis (hiding under Urtica dioica)
Viola odorata, with a white flower
Euphorbia amygdaloides, Ficaria verna, Rubus fruticosus and Hedera helix