The dry meadows of Ruissalo
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The sun always shines on dry meadows

With no shading trees standing in the way, the spring sun shines unobstructed on dry meadows. After the winter, their soil is wet from meltwater. Combined with the sunlight and increasing warmth, this wakes up meadow plants, which soon start reaching upwards and opening their delicate flowers to attract pollinators. However, it takes some time for dry meadows to reach full bloom. This is why those interested in botany should first head to herb-rich forests in the spring and come admire the meadows later, in early summer.