It's not just the critters returning and waking that celebrate spring; the flowers are popping up quickly too. Just a few days after the snow melted on top of them, the tiny dwarf iris (iris reticulata) were in bloom, two days ago. They have to be my favourite flower, and they are the very first blooms in our own garden in the spring.
Tomorrow, back to Wodehouse Creek and the ephemeral waterfall. I did get down to see it this weekend, and have some pictures. Amazing, and quite a hair-raising expedition to get there!
These flowers are nowhere near the flowers usually posted on 'Today's Flowers', but because they're the very first flowers of spring here, I hope the qualify, so I'm linking to: