Canadian winter mildest on record

April 6th heavy snowfall on one of my Cordylines

Whilst the UK and much of the USA shivered in freezing temperatures this winter, the usually snowy white scenes in Canada were absent and the current opinion is that winter in Canada was cancelled.

Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Wacky+winter+signal+years+come+Climatologist/2663423/story.html#ixzz0k2FdenUD

This has caused major advancement of the growing season and many gardens are at least a month ahead.This garden blog from Toronto talks about the rare experience of not having any snow at all in March and how it has affected her garden http://feverishthoughts.com/garden/

Let me know if  you live  in Canada and have been enjoying an early spring in the garden?

Beautiful mauve crocus basking in the January sunshine

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