Saturday, January 10, 2009

Winter in Northern California

Let's see. Last week at this time, it looked like this outside:
Today, we hit 59F (and may go a bit higher tomorrow.) I checked the outside plants. First, of course, are Mieko's roses, which have been blooming all winter:
 
And then, a quick check of our camelia, next to the barn. This hardy bush is always the first to bloom in the Spring. Voila! There are young buds:
  
Spring can't be too far away.