They're heralded as the start of spring, and despite the weather, snowdrops are appearing in verges and gardens all over the region.
This year, they're the subject of a special Snowdrop Festival.
Five gardens in Dumfries and Galloway are taking part, and our reporter Fiona McIlwraith went to Logan Botanic Garden on the south west tip of Scotland to find out more.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday nights forecast
Dry, warm and sunny with sea breezes. Isolated heavy showers by evening and overnight, although many areas will escape