Flowers

Yesterday the flowers started blooming in the Tundra Garden.  The snow melted a bit oddly this year, so the snow buttercups,

First snow buttercups

a few potentillas,

A single Potentilla

and the Diapensia

Diapensia in bloom

all came out at once.  I noticed that the buttercups weren’t this far along until Solstice last year, which is a bit surprising considering all the snow.

The Arctophila in the new pond is just starting to show.  The old tub hasn’t been hauled away yet, and the Arctophila in the is actually farther along, despite the new pond being black and the tub being white.  The tundra ponds are dark, so I doubt the new pond is too hot…

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