I know I tend to grab the camera every time the sun comes out for a beautiful day, which can give a fairly skewed impression of B.C. weather. For the most part this is what winter looked like this year:
I took a ferry on January 21 in some kind of super-fog. (Just one day after this epic day.)
Seriously, I looked over the rail and couldn’t even see the water.
I still feel pretty lucky though. The winters are mild. Snow and ice may be flying around the country this week, but here is the last brief glimpse we had of the white stuff – a mere dusting in the air on March 21:
No sign of it the next morning, as we waited for the ferry:
Cherry blossoms that week in Victoria.
There have been daffodils and other flowers all around the island for a good 3 weeks or more, however up on our mountain, we’ve only just gotten to this stage:
Almost almost almost!
Yes, my bulb planting in the fall has actually produced results! I am gobsmacked.
It helps that the deer don’t like to eat them. My crocuses on the other hand… apparently they are delicious, because there isn’t a single one to be seen.
Almost almost almost here!