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05-09-2005, 04:31 PM
May 9 Dandelions have just started blooming here in the lower elevations of Lamoille County, Vermont. No sign of them yet here at 1200 feet, but I'm hopeful.

May 13 Dandelions are blooming over the septic tank. Alas, it has begun.

04-09-2006, 06:33 AM
05655 Brad Bourdeau hyde park vermont april 6th crocuses in full bloom bees working some what
soft maples and willows not out just yet :mad:

04-15-2006, 07:23 AM
brad bourdeau hyde park vt. 05655 yellow and orange pollen I think its pussy willows and something orange :rolleyes: apirl 10th

05-06-2006, 03:19 PM
crab apple and a few Dandelions

05-11-2006, 05:33 PM
plum trees 5/11/06

04-22-2007, 06:09 PM
4-22-07 crocus pollen and some white pollen (poplar?)
05655 a full week late from last year

08-29-2007, 03:28 PM
Japanese Knotweed

Southern Vermont
Started 8/26/07, Zip 05362

Keth Comollo
04-05-2012, 06:36 AM
Coltsfoot, crocuses, daffodils, some red maple, forsythia.

No dandelions yet here in our part of Vermont and with the long range forecast being quite cold and rainy I doubt we see them for awhile.

Keth Comollo
04-07-2012, 04:50 PM
First dandelions here in Southern Vermont spotted today with bees on em!! WOOOOO HOOOOOOO!

06-19-2012, 06:05 PM
This past week: 6/12/12 or so.
Butter cup, white clover, foxglove.

6/6/12 or so: blackberry, clover, anise; lots of white pine pollen

Killington, VT. 05751

06-29-2012, 08:09 AM
White Clover
Northern VT 05042

07-02-2012, 09:12 PM
Sumac ~1300' Killington, VT
Buttercup and anise ~4200' Killington, VT

Catalpa ~700' Rutland, VT 05701 - zone 5

Michael Palmer
04-17-2013, 04:32 AM
4/15/2013 First pollen day of the year

Alder, Maple, Quaking Aspen

04-12-2014, 05:35 AM
•April 11, 2014
•Silver Maple
Bees are bringing in tons of light yellow/white pollen. I need to compare to Silver Maple pollen in neighborhood.

02-04-2016, 06:49 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

Adam Foster Collins
03-13-2016, 07:28 PM
05753 Middlebury, Vermont
Crocus pollen coming in on March 9.
Silver Maple beginning to bloom March 13.

04-16-2016, 02:47 PM
05667 Plainfield, Vermont
Lots of very pale yellow pollen coming in, probably sugar maple.
I haven't seen them bloom, but the flowers are rather tiny and I'd have to hike to them.

Adam Foster Collins
04-21-2016, 05:15 AM

April 20,

• Pussywillow in full bloom around here.
• Creeping Charlie and the bees are all over it.
• Dandelions are appearing more and more and the bees are on those as well. Still mostly against the Southern side of buildings and warm spots.

Adam Foster Collins
05-18-2016, 07:46 PM

May 18

• Dandelion is waning.
• Flowering crab apple is full-on
• Apple is coming on strong in the orchards.
• Just saw some of the first honeysuckle blooms in my back yard.

Adam Foster Collins
05-31-2016, 08:14 PM

May 31

• Honeysuckle is still going, but waning.
• Seeing the first white clover in the yard.

05-31-2016, 08:31 PM

May 31

Apple blossoms are just starting to head the other way.

Adam Foster Collins
06-21-2016, 09:03 PM
June 21

Sumac, Milkweed and clover

Adam Foster Collins
06-26-2016, 09:29 PM
June 26

Basswood in Burlington.

Adam Foster Collins
07-27-2016, 07:51 PM
Bass went forever this year.

• Knapweed
• Early types of Goldenrod
• Birdsfoot Trefoil is still around
• Sweet clover

Adam Foster Collins
07-28-2016, 09:42 PM
July 28, 2016

• Purple loosestrife
• Joe Pye weed
• Chicory
• Alfalfa is still around


Adam Foster Collins
08-15-2016, 07:38 PM
August 15

• Purple Loosetrife
• Goldenrod just getting going

Adam Foster Collins
08-21-2016, 06:33 PM

August 21

Goldenrod is still not in full bloom, but just starting to see bees bringing it in. Lots of yellow pollen loads. Bees still working Purple loosestrife here.

Adam Foster Collins
08-31-2016, 06:30 AM
August 31 - Middlebury - 05753

•*Japanese Knotweed
• Goldenrod
• Aster

04-20-2017, 04:16 AM
4/10/17 Saw first pollen coming in today, it is a very light yellowish pollen. Thinking possibly maple as the maple sugaring season is just finishing today (sap changes when the tree bud out).

Adam Foster Collins
05-16-2017, 08:38 PM
May 14 Middlebury 05753

Dandelion in full bloom. Apples and crab apples some in full, some past their peak now. Honeysuckle is just about to start opening.

Adam Foster Collins
06-10-2017, 06:53 PM
June 10 Middlebury 05753

Black locust is having an amazing bloom this year. Stopped at a grove today and it sounded like a big apiary.

Adam Foster Collins
06-22-2017, 07:47 PM
June 22 Middlebury 05753

Sumac is in full bloom.
Purple Vetch
Birdsfoot Trefoil
Sweet clover
White clover

Adam Foster Collins
07-28-2017, 08:47 PM
July 28 In Winooski

Milkweed is finishing. Monarchs are flying about.
Joe Pye weed is beginning
White clover still around
Alfalfa still around
Sweet clover in full swing
Goldenrod beginning
Poison Parsnip has been HUGE this year and is still going
Small white asters

Adam Foster Collins
08-20-2017, 06:44 PM
August 20 - 2017 Winooski, Vermont 05404

Joe Pye in full bloom
Japanese knotweed just beginning to flower
Goldenrod coming on, but not yet full on - can smell it in the yards, but just a bit.
Clover still around
White Aster is going like crazy at higher elevations
Chicory still going

Adam Foster Collins
09-02-2017, 10:53 AM
Winooski, Vermont - 05404

Knotweed is in full swing, and bees are on it.
Goldenrod is in full bloom and still coming in a lot of places.
White Aster
Purple Aster appearing

Adam Foster Collins
09-13-2017, 08:17 PM
Winooski, Vermont - 05404
Knotweed is still strong
Goldenrod still going, but beginning to wane.
Asters of all sorts are strong

Adam Foster Collins
06-09-2018, 08:26 PM
Winooski, VT 05404

Black Locust is still on, and bees are collecting it. Temps in the mid 70's and sunny after a couple of days of rain.
White clover is coming on strong.
Raspberries and Blackberries
Birdsfoot Trefoil