What has happened to our seasons?

seasonsA recent BBC programme on Radio 4, discusses the issue around the changing seasons and the changes in climate.

Do you feel like you’re mowing your grass more these days? There’s a reason why. The Met Office recently issued a report which states that the growing season in the UK is now one month longer than it was in the 1960s. Keen gardeners may notice that spring bulbs are coming up much earlier and that fruit like apples are flowering sooner in the year whilst some farmers can now bring in their harvest before the end of the summer.

Click here to listen to the programme.

Costing the Earth, 27 September 2016.