Black Locust started a little yesterday, really putting it on today.
59405 Great Falls Montana. Dandelions in the valley in full bloom and neighbors pear tree is in full bloom. Ornemental purple leaf plum blooming. A yellow shrub I do not know blooming. Wild plums blooming. Green Ash blooming.
Black cherry, 28732
Brighton, CO 4/21/12--lilacs and chokecherry in gorgeous bloom today!
Blossoms are just opening.
Tulip poplar and blackberry 28732
White clover just starting blooms
North of Kansas City
Try living life with the attitude it's not about what you want to do but what you should do!
Rockport TX 78382
Chinese Tallow started about 5 days ago
Poppeys and wild sunflowers started within 5-10 days before that
Gallberry started blooming about April 20th. Blackberrys started about a month early this year in early March but are still going strong.
Huffman, TX 77336 Chinese Tallow has started to blossom out ...not quite ready to open yet and the girls are still flying past it.... but any day now. :-)
Rockport TX 78382
Saw some "thornless" mesquite blossoming out yesterday during a swarm removal; wasn't getting any attention from the bees yet, but flower chains are forming.
Iowa 52214, Black Cherry, about a week now. Black raspberry, beginning. Black Locust just 10 minutes South blooming, around me bloom killed by freeze.
Great Falls Mt 47-62 latitude 59405 Dandelions are everywhere, all fruit now blooming, caragana starting. My bees are no longer in need of welfare. They have quit taking syrup without lemongrass oil. I helped a guy 80 miles south hive his packages and split an overwintered hive. It had 14 frames of brood with queen cells on 8 of them.
This weekend I watched (feral?) honeybees in newly bloomed sumac; they have only just started blooming & will bloom for 2 or 3 weeks.
53158 Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
4/30/12 Cherry, Tulips, Crabapples (Malus Sp.), Hoary Puccoon, Violets
5/6/12 Hawthorne, Choke Cherry, Buttercup (Ranunculus Sp.), Sweet William (Phlox), Wake Robin Trillium, Wild Strawberry, Tartarian Honeysuckle, Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea), Dandelions in full bloom. Prairie Phlox, Golden Alexanders just opening yesterday.... Dogwoods around the bend!
Iowa 52214, both red and white clover just starting.
Mesquite looks like the flowers are just opening
Chinese Tallow still going strong
Lavender & most of my wildflowers fading
Prickly Pear still throwing out a few new flowers...mostly setting fruit though
white crepe myrtle started yesterday.
Desert Willow started blooming 05.18