A number of species of tree are in bloom now.
But there are also a couple of firsts. Most exciting is that the apricot that was planted several years ago, and has grown to a magnificent height, is blooming this year for the first time!
And the fritillaria that I was worried had come up too soon looks well on its way to blooming before we see frost again. (It's possible that there will be no more frost--but unlikely. We are assured that there will be none in the next several days.)I planted this bulb in the fall of 2004, no blooms last year, and I forget what the flower is supposed to look like. Barring some terrible unforseen event--I should know very soon!