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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby butterfly » Mar 29, 2009 10:46 pm

I have the same . Last monday we got 30 cm on top of what was lready down

So that makes 4 ft

Some melted today but another storm on it way this week

well the news just now ,says snow for Monday and Tues and again a storm on the weekend

YUck an I already have almost 3 ft still here
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby mike in Ottawa » Mar 30, 2009 8:20 am

It was beautiful here on saturday close to 15c clear blue skies, sat on deck, no snow on the ground, daffodils up and full of buds, found 3 crocus's in flower, it was gorgous. :D
Yesterday rained most of the day, about 5c, miserable and to top it off my son was playing his last ice hockey game of his junior career and skating back to pick up the puck he blew his knee out, he must have hit a rut in the ice as there was no one near him. :cry:
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby pieter » Mar 30, 2009 9:41 am

Well, all I can do here in Richmond, B.C. is count my blessings. Yesterday was a gloriously sunny day, temperatures went up to 12 on my patio, the daffodils are in bloom -at long last- and there's a ton of perennials breaking ground. And it's about time too, I figure we're about 2-3 weeks behind last year for most things.
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby Laura » Mar 30, 2009 9:49 am

Beautiful Daff . . . we had a wonderful weekend, warm and sunny and were out and about with our spring jackets on . . . today we are getting 25 or more cm of snow . . . it is very pretty as it is covering all the dirty stuff from the melting on the weekend.
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby Gwen J » Mar 30, 2009 9:47 pm

My garden pictures include a bit of a record of spring's arrival in Northwestern Ontario:
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April 26th, 2005

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April 15th, 2006

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April 14th, 2007

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April 12th, 2008

... and the kicker, also from last year:
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April 26th, 2008

This year? As the history makes clear, it's way too early to tell! Three days ago the scene was much like that last picture, but it was 2C today, beautiful and sunny.

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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby earwig » Mar 31, 2009 9:08 am

Love your photos Gwen and a nice way to remember that even with late storms, spring will will be here to stay soon.
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby Sharon Bryson » Mar 31, 2009 10:25 am

This is Tuesday again, and I could use the same pic as last week.
Lots of yucky snow again!

We had a slight reprieve over the weekend
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby bcgardener » Apr 04, 2009 8:45 pm

This was April 1 here on the Island, we've had a dry and cold winter this year. Lots of snow that stayed a long time. Some plants and trees that need the rain in the winter are showing signs of stress.
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby Lulu » Apr 04, 2009 9:00 pm

SPRING, ONTARIO STYLE: Snow was almost all gone, tulips & daffs poking thru,,this is what we woke up to this morning: YUK!!
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Re: Spring Nova Scotia style

Postby Trailblaze1 » Apr 07, 2009 10:03 am

Well it looks much the same as NS here in Ontario today..... I went for a walk with my cat to try for some nice spring shots. Here's one:

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