See the crocuses at Forde Abbey

CROCUSES at Forde Abbey are flourishing despite the recent spate of cold weather and snow.

CROCUSES at Forde Abbey are flourishing despite the recent spate of cold weather and snow.The blossoming comes despite the National Trust's report that there had been a fall in the numbers of flowers blooming in their gardens.And the flowering comes in time for Crocus Week - running from Sunday, March 1, to Sunday, March 8.Abbey owner Mark Roper said he is bemused by the Trust's plight.He said: "I don't think the recent cold weather has had much impact on the spring bulbs here.

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