Springhill's snowdrops - vanguard of spring

Help

For many people snowdrops herald the end of winter.

February is the month a lot of varieties flower in the UK and when things seriously kick off for galanthophiles - or snowdrop fanciers to the uninitiated.

Every year there are an increasing number of snowdrop events and study days.

BBC Newsline's district reporter Gordon Adair visits the National Trust's Springhill near Moneymore to see the first signs of spring.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.