Well, at least the plants are starting to bloom.
Here is our smoke tree:
These blooms will eventually turn purple.
And look, Chtulhu has a bloom!
Cthulhu is our elder aloe vera plant. We keep him in the garage during the winter, and if we get lucky, there will be a bloom in the spring. Soon, Chthulhu will produce
We also have a few rose buds at the side of the house.