Getting a Head Start on Spring

 

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Spring has arrived in Ottawa but it is still quite cold and sometimes dips below zero at night. So only the very hardy have started to show themselves. These images of spring flowers, new leaves and a squirrel are from last year.

 

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backlit yellow and red tulips

 

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red yellow tulips

 

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crab apple blossoms

 

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purple and white ground cover

 

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red squirrel

 

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backlit red leaves

 

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backlit green maple leaves

 

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green maple leaves and buds

 

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magnolia blossom

 

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curled ferns

 

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trillium buds

 

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trillium blooms