It is not only plants that are waking as the days lengthen and the air warms. This newt was roused from his slumbers in Max’s garden today, perhaps a tad prematurely. Fear not, soon he was safely relocated to a new home to wake gently. Later a big fat toad was found dozing in the wood pile and swiftly joined his fellow in Amphibian Towers. Others, such as chunky slugs and root chomping weevils, were met with a less compassionate welcome.