The Greenman would appear to be Pagan, representing the cycle of growth each Spring.
A picture of a flowering cherry tree
Gardener scarecrow and his dog taking a break from scaring the birds away. Taken at Hinton Ampner Hampshire [ National Trust ]
Deep inside the Kent country side a sense of magic surrounds this romantic medieval mote manor house, spanning Centuries of history, from Medieval Knights, The Tudor Courtiers, The Victorians if only walls could talk what a story they could tell. The house and grounds are run by the National Trust.