It has been a long time when I first visited Great Britain in the alleged dormancy period. I am saying alleged because when I saw the gorgeous groups of shrubs and trees with deep green and glossy leaves of all shapes and sizes I could not believe it was February. They all looked so alive! Obviously, English winter is quite mild for the centre of continental Europe – the temperature seldom drops below some -6°C in England and when that happens it never stays below zero over the noon. ...entire article

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