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Ricko
03-28-2005, 03:31 AM
Crocus

Bloomed on 27 Mar 05 confirmed
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
elevation 860
soil temp 34F

ScadsOBees
03-28-2005, 10:50 AM
Jenison, MI, 49428

Crocus was blooming on March 25. Maples started March 27.

Man it really feels good to finally hear the trees buzzin'!!!

-rick

Ricko
03-30-2005, 03:26 AM
Mar. 29,2005 unconfirmed
Pussy Willow
49341-9026 Rockford, MI
soil temp 36F

BillsFarm
04-08-2005, 05:00 PM
April 8 05 Belleville Mich. Pollen from Maple and Willow No Dandalions yet. Bill

Ricko
04-11-2005, 09:16 AM
Rockford, MI 49341
4-9-04 confirmed Maple bloom
soil temp 54F

Ricko
04-12-2005, 03:36 AM
Rockford, MI 49341
Mountain Ash tree- leaf emergence confirmed on 4/11

Marshall's Seedless Ash (Fraxinus pennslvanica)leaf emergence confirmed on 4/11

soil temp 56F

Ricko
04-15-2005, 03:17 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
confirmed for 4/14
Grape Hyacinth &
Red Maple

unconfirmed 4/11 yellow Daffodil

Jon D.
04-15-2005, 01:38 PM
I just saw blooming Dandelions on the way in to work this morning 4-15-05 Zip 49505

Forsythia has been blooming for about 4 days also.

Ricko
04-18-2005, 03:17 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
4/16 confirmed Dandlelion and Forsythia blooms.

Ricko
04-19-2005, 03:37 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
Willow trees leafed out in the last week
420.4 GDD32F
soil temp 52F
Precip for month = 0.0 in.
Hive weight gain = 1/2 lb. per day

Jon D.
04-19-2005, 09:45 AM
Ornamental Cherry Trees have bloomed for 2 days now, also Red Bud is in bloom (for same amount of time)

Bloom - 4-17-05 49505

Ricko
04-21-2005, 09:32 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
Week of 4/18, Ornamental Pear blooming.

clintonbemrose
04-21-2005, 03:02 PM
Sweet cherries started yesterday here temps were 70 degrees but they are predicting 30's by Saturday and 1 to 3 inches of the white stuf
Clint
Apples are almost ready to pop
48854

Jon D.
04-28-2005, 10:27 AM
Apple trees have been blooming for a day or two. But it is kinda spotty around the area, due to the sudden change up in weather we've had for a week now.
49505

Ricko
05-06-2005, 04:57 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
Apple Trees
For-get-me-nots
soil temp 43F

Ricko
05-09-2005, 09:23 AM
lillac 5-8
ornamental pear 4-25
Cardinal Crabapple
Dogwood 5-8
Eastern Redbud 5-2
Rockford, MI 49341-9026

Jon D.
05-09-2005, 01:13 PM
Use Ricko's date for apple bloom, not mine at 4-28, as there were only a few trees that bloomed. The stronger, more reliable date is reflected in his report of 5-6-05

Sorry for the change-up

Ricko
05-10-2005, 05:39 PM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
4/6 found a good crop of Buttercups down in the creek bottoms.

Ricko
05-10-2005, 05:43 PM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
5/7/05 Common Winter Cress (Yellow Rocket) in Bloom, just starting.

Ricko
05-21-2005, 12:22 PM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
confirmed May 20,2005 Russian Olive bushes

Jon D.
05-24-2005, 12:26 PM
Horse-Chestnut (Buckeyes), have been blooming for a few days now. Maybe a week ago I saw the very first bloom. I know this is a bad tree for bees, but thought I'd post it regardless, hopefully you can still correlate the bloom time with other plants. 49505

Ricko
06-06-2005, 04:21 AM
Rockford, MI 49341-9026
June 1, Black Locust
May 26th, Dutch clover
June 5th, Red Clover

Ricko
06-14-2005, 04:09 AM
Rockford,MI 49341-9026
June 11, Yellow Sweet Clover
June 7, Cow Vetch

Jon D.
06-14-2005, 04:35 AM
June 12, Catalpa tree is blooming (for real this time), I've also seen some climbing roses blooming, 49505

On the Lakeshore, Black Locust has been blooming since June 8, 49461

ScadsOBees
06-27-2005, 09:57 AM
49428 - Grand Rapids, MI (southwest MI)

June 23 -- White sweet clover started

Catalpa done

Jon D.
07-13-2005, 04:50 AM
Red Sumac Blooming 7-4-05 49505
Also noticed first bloom at 7-6-05 49461

Jon D.
07-26-2005, 09:09 AM
Queen Anne's Lace Bloomed about July 12, along with a light purple flower which flowers look similar to a daisy (only purple). Lucestrife began to bloom about a week ago (July 21).
49505

Ricko
08-01-2005, 07:55 AM
Rockford, Michigan 49341-9026
GoldenRod 8/31/05

Dougraymen
04-13-2006, 04:14 PM
I seen my first dandylion today.

summersetretrievers
03-27-2007, 11:59 AM
Siberian Iris 3/24
Crocus 3/27

48079

summersetretrievers
04-04-2007, 06:12 AM
48079
3/31 Maples
4/3 Weeping Willows

summersetretrievers
04-12-2007, 11:12 PM
Dafodills 4/12
Everything will be behind now with the cold snap we've had. It's still 30's at night here in Michigans Thumb, and some snow showers this evening.
48079
Cindy

summersetretrievers
04-20-2007, 12:54 PM
48079
Forsythia and dandelions today!!
Cindy

summersetretrievers
04-24-2007, 02:40 PM
48079 Michigans Thumb
4/22 Tulips, grape hyacynth
4/23 Magnolia

Cindy

summersetretrievers
04-26-2007, 07:00 PM
48079
Weeping cherry

summersetretrievers
04-29-2007, 12:09 AM
48079
4/26
Crab apple, white blooms
ornamental plum
Some kind of tree with white blooms in the woods.....will have to investigate.

summersetretrievers
04-29-2007, 08:50 PM
48079
Peach tree

summersetretrievers
04-30-2007, 01:31 PM
chickweed
violets
strawberries, wild
48079
Cindy

summersetretrievers
05-09-2007, 08:30 AM
48079
5/6
wild Pear, crabapples (red/pink), wild apples, lilacs
Cindy

summersetretrievers
05-13-2007, 08:27 PM
48079
Choke cherry, honey suckle-bush variety
Anyone know of a good on line site to identify native shrubs etc? There are quite a few flowering shrubs etc that I can't identify. I did just go to amazon.com to pick up some books on identifying native shrubs and wild flowers but thought there might be a good online source.
Cindy

summersetretrievers
05-22-2007, 06:46 AM
48079
May 20
Hawthorn
Iris
Spirea
Cindy

summersetretrievers
06-03-2007, 12:52 PM
48079
May 28th Black Locust
Wild phlox
Cindy

summersetretrievers
06-13-2007, 07:34 PM
48079
June 9th
Dog wood
Dutch Clover
June 12
Wild Roses
Cindy

summersetretrievers
06-18-2007, 08:34 PM
48079
May 21
Buckeye Tree's
June 15
Catalpa Tree's
June 17
Sumac

Cindy

summersetretrievers
07-03-2007, 07:14 AM
48079 Michigans Thumb
Very dry here one day of rain in the last two weeks. It has turned cool with evening temps in the 50's and day time in the 70's unusual for July.
In the last week starting aprox June 25th
Milkweed
Shasta Daisy
Bee Balm
Day lilies
Yarrow
Just starting Purple Cone Flower and Hosta
The deer have eaten my phlox and holly hocks :-(

knadai
09-04-2007, 05:26 PM
Just noticed goldenrod in the South Bend area today. Small patches everywhere.

Bees are very busy with something, perhaps that.

Sprocket58
09-07-2007, 01:26 PM
It's up and running here and I believe that some good and timely rains are helping it on its way....lots and lots of bee activity.

Sprocket58
04-20-2008, 08:36 AM
Dandelions, lilac, lots of maple varieties

knadai
08-15-2008, 10:22 AM
Smells like goldenrod.

zip 49120

jmgi
03-19-2011, 06:58 AM
48138
Maple
March 18, 2011

Seen a few different colors of pollen coming in the last two days, some type of maple is one of them.

rwlaw
03-22-2011, 08:30 PM
49504
Grand Rapids MI
As of 3/19 Pussy willow, winter anconite and crocus.
But somebody's gonna leave the freezer door for a week or so, projected lows of the upper teens for a couple nites

TIMER
05-07-2011, 12:23 PM
49274
Southern, Mi
Dandelions in full bloom
Bartlett Pear just starting to pop
Some low purple ground cover? Bees love it.
Lots of small wildflowers (mostly white)
Very slow spring to this point, now all coming at once.

plaztikjezuz
05-13-2011, 11:49 AM
48840 Haslett, MI.
May 7, 2011
Dandelion
started bloom, about a week later exploded.

48840 Haslett, MI.
May 11, 2011
Apple Blossom
crab and wild apple starting to bloom in the city, the country is a little behind.

twgreen3
06-09-2011, 01:18 AM
Wild Blackberry
6/9/11
South East Michigan

jmgi
01-31-2012, 06:32 PM
48138
January 31, 2012
A single dandelion blossom, now this is early!

jmgi
03-07-2012, 02:06 PM
48138 (south of Detroit)

3/7/2012

First pollen coming in this year, white mostly. some yellow, and very little orange, must be maples.

the doc
03-17-2012, 08:12 AM
49348

red maples started yesterday, willows just a few days away or so away (they have opened but not yet spread out their flowers

the doc
03-18-2012, 07:47 PM
barry county michigan 49348
willow trees

jmgi
03-24-2012, 01:15 PM
3/24 First dandelions, not many though

48138 southeast Michigan

jmgi
04-09-2014, 02:47 PM
48138 southeast Michigan
April 8, 2014
Maple

jmgi
06-02-2014, 04:32 PM
48138
Extreme southeast corner Michigan
White dutch lawn clover, alsike clover, black locust, honeysuckle bushes, yellow sweet clover just barely starting.

jmgi
04-02-2015, 08:19 AM
Southeast Michigan (south of Detroit) 48138
First pollen coming in yesterday, probably Maples and some other tree sources, also a little crocus and daffodil.
4/1/2015

sheepdog
05-17-2015, 06:27 PM
Crab apple are just starting

jmgi
07-07-2015, 04:22 PM
48138 Southeast Michigan
July 7, 2015

Basswood about done. Still some yellow sweet clover, lots of white sweet clover, white lawn clover going good with the timely rains. Canadian thistle everywhere. Milkweed full bloom. About another two weeks max and the main flow will be fading out.

northernpike
07-31-2015, 04:43 PM
goldenrod
49855
Marquette MI

Barry
02-04-2016, 06:36 PM
What is needed:

•zip code, city or county
•date when the plant first bloomed
•name of the plant
•comments - example: if it was the end of the bloom just add that to the comments

jmgi
02-28-2016, 03:06 PM
48138, Wayne County
Southeast Michigan
Saw first pollen coming in today, three colors, white, pale yellow, and orange yellow. Only trees that look like they might be blooming are some kind of Maples. Must be some other trees also that are just barely starting to bloom.

tefer2
02-29-2016, 05:48 AM
Southwest Michigan
49001 Kalamazoo county
Maple pollen

northernpike
04-16-2016, 03:11 PM
Pussy willow and poplar
4-16-16
49855 marquette MI

Roy Coates
07-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Bump

MichiganMike
08-11-2016, 01:47 PM
Golden rod bloomed today.
Milford, Mi 48381

jmgi
02-19-2017, 11:30 AM
48138 Southeast corner Michigan
Saw first pollen coming in, yellow color. Must be a tree pollen somewhere, because the maples and elms in my backyard don't look like they are blooming quite yet.

Christo
02-20-2017, 03:59 AM
Van Buren County 49064
Silver Maples started blooming yesterday.

tefer2
04-08-2017, 10:03 AM
Pussy Willow is in full bloom.
Southwest MI
49078

Treehopper
03-01-2018, 03:25 PM
I have no idea what it is, but they were bringing it in yesterday and the day before-light yellow to off white. Today, fat chance. 48114.

Gray Goose
06-05-2019, 09:53 AM
went for a spin today.
Grand rapids Michigan up 131 to almost Cadillac, Autumn Olive is blooming, light yellow pollen , pungent smell good tasty honey.
Cadillac up to Gaylord. Mustard, bright yellow in fields, wild cherry tree, white flower, Hawthorn , white flower on a picker bush.
Mackinaw Up to Pickford. Hawthorn out in bloom, Black choke cherry out in bloom, Dandelion almost done. near End of service berry bloom.
many blooms a littler later this year and very wet.
GG

Gray Goose
07-05-2019, 11:47 AM
Grand Rapids Michigan, Yellow sweet clover is about done and I see some White sweet clover starting. The Peas that grow along the ditches mostly purple, with some pink and white also blooming. ST john's wart blooming, also Birds foot trefoil blooming. should be a nice flow for a bit if the rain keeps up
GG