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Old 12-31-2011, 11:40 AM
 
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I've noticed a ton of what appears to be Kwansan Cherry tree's blooming all over Atlanta (the pink ones)...sup with that? They shouldnt be going till March! Pretty though.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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It's a pretty mild winter, by-and-large. Here in Nebraska I've seen a few robins here and there all winter and that only happens when it's a mild winter. We even had rain the other day.
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Old 12-31-2011, 07:43 PM
 
Location: denison,tx
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Here in north central tx we've had bunches of robins everywhere...
And my St. Joseph's Coat climbing roses have buds on them AGAIN...
TOO HOT for them to bloom this summer, so they're making up for lost time, I guess...hopefully we won't get a freezing night and the buds get kissed...very strange weather all over the country, and probably the world for that matter.

things are happening in the universe that we have yet to detect...it will be interesting to see what 2012 will be like...
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Old 01-03-2012, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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I'm headed to ATL next week. But I doubt I'll be seeing any of those blossoms... I looked at the weather and it's supposed to drop to 21 in Atlanta.

We have Robins here in Denver throughout the Winter. I don't know why... it's in the 50s/60s this week, but it's been quite cold. I've heard that Robins are cold hardy, as long as they can find food in the Winter.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:10 PM
 
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There are several varieties of flowering cherry trees (Aunumnalis) that bloom during midwinter. It isn't unexpected.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Providence, RI
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Good to know- I saw some blooming here about a week ago.
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Old 01-05-2012, 06:22 AM
 
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I think its still weird, the earliest bloomer typically is a saucer magnolia in mid Feb that eventually gets blasted by a frost. Usually the cherries come after that in March or so (during all the cherry blossom festivals). Mid Dec is a bit early though. Haven't noticed but I'm sure they are gone now, we've had some really cold temps here of recent.

Now that the holidays are over I'm ready for spring!
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Sherwood
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I am ready for Spring, as well! In optimistic terms: TWO more months! Ahhhh. I am going to do late winter pruning this year, so I have something to look forward to in February. I also noticed a few strange blooms...My crabapples both had little blossoms that peeked out during the warm spell. Not sure if it is normal, but it certainly seemed strange.
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Old 01-18-2012, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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All I saw in bloom in Atlanta was a few daffodils and pansies. But it was nice to see a few broad-leaf evergreen trees here and there. I enjoyed my stay.
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Old 01-18-2012, 10:36 PM
 
Location: denison,tx
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The roses didn't bloom, unfortunately we had a cold snap...as a matter of fact the buds all disappeared a few days later...wonder if the birds got them...hmmm

the zygo cactus that's sitting in the west kitchen window has 25 buds with about 8-10 that should be blooming in the next day or two.
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