What's Breaking Dormancy in your yard?
Lots of my perennials and trees are breaking dormancy:
Flowering Quince - Flower Buds about to open!
Park's Whopper Tomato - 2 flowers!
Prunus Pendula - 1st blooms 2/7
Dw.Gingko - Budded up leaves beg 2/7
Catawba Crepe Myrtle - tiny (8" tall) leaf buds 2/22
Dw Betula - leaf buds 2/22
PG Hydrangea - first leaf buds 2/20
Acer Palmatum Shin de shojo - leaf buds 2/18
Viridis - 2/23
Sharp's Pygmy - 2/24
Bearss Lime - leaf buds 1/20
Tangerine - leaf buds 2/25
Valencia Orange - leaf buds 2/11
Meyer Impr Lemon - has ripe fruit
new blooms mid Jan
Br Turkey Fig - a leaf bud on 2/18
All but the tomato are in containers. Every year I know it's coming and every year it is a brand new thrill! Don't you just love growing things?