A newsletter subscriber, Louise Ingram, sent pictures of wild spring buds along the Rideau River (plus a special wandering guest). We wanted to share them with readers:

Trout lily

Bloodroot

Trillium

Wild ginger

Moss


Scilla or Siberian squill flower & wild bee

Fiddleheads

Dutchman’s breeches

Cowslip

Periwinkle

Pussywillow

Maple bud

Special guest: Snapping turtle