Mt. Nusatsum

Mt. Nusatsum

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Late Lilacs

In 2010 the purple lilac bushes in our yard were flowering around May 13.  This year they have just started to open in the last two days, a full 10 days late.  The phenology of lilac flowering dates are a good indicator of seasons and climate, so the lateness this year is consistent with our cool spring. Grizzly

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful pictures, at least things are progressing finally :)Our weather in the 100 Mile House area is behind also and cooler than normal.Usually I have planted some annual flowers by now but with the coolness this year haven't even bought any as I want them to do well.How has fishing been down in the valley so far this spring ? We are coming down for the July long weekend for our first trip of the year to the valley after the flood, am sure there will be many changes to see.