All photos here were taken by myself in the Vernon area of British Columbia
the second weekend of May/14.
forsythia in bloom
in the Japanese garden, Harry Lauder walking stick (front left), a flowering tree (variety unknown)
in the centre of the scene surrounded by topiaried juniper and manicured cedar.
above, flowering almond with tulips and iris
tulips, pasqueflower, grape hyacinth
Irises, blue muscari, pasqueflower
above and below, magnolia in bed with tulips and irises
above and below, flowering almond
Canada goose with three goslings
above and below, horse chestnut in bloom