Sprouts

Everything is seriously on the move in Strid Wood. The woodland floor is carpeted with shoots:

There are even buds on the Wild Strawberries!

Dog Mercury and Wood Anemones are flowering everywhere and there are various plants I’ve not identified yet.

I’m also getting rather interested in the lichens, for which Strid is renowned:

From a distance, this looks like the white marker used to identify trees to be thinned!