Just down the road from my place, this Pussy-willow in bloom with furry catskins. A sure sign of spring, Pussy-willow in bloom, at the time of Chinese New Year. Welcome to Year of the Snake. Once every 12 years. A year we will not forget. Wikipedia images. Pussy willow used as Lunar New Year decoration.
Downtown Sechelt, an Almond tree in full bloom . The Flowering Almond tree, or Prunus triloba, adds to the beauty of spring with its double pink blossoms. It reaches a height and width of 12 feet, growing in a rounded vase-type shape with green leaves that turn yellow in fall. More images.
Spring is on the way !