Thursday, February 26, 2009

Snapshot Week 7: Feb 15-21

Maple florettes

Wooden "blooms" of the Tulip Poplar

Japanese Magnolia

I expect these next weeks (since I am posting this late and already know the future;) will be filled with the stuff of Maples and Japanese Magnolias. Drive down any Arkansas Highway, and you are likely to see a red mist scattered trough the woods. These would be the petal-less blooms of Maples. Beyond that, the Capitol is flashing her yearly big pink. Maybe this year we will make it though the blooming season without attendant snow or ice.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Snapshot Week 6: 2/8-2/14 First Spring

Japanese Magnolia. 2/12 -2/13. They were not open the morn of the 13th but were by 11AM that same day.

Henbit 2/13

White Clover 2/13

Bradford Pear 2/13
I'm afraid I may not be able to keep track this next week. The place looks like it is about to explode.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Snapshot week 5: 2/1 - 2/7 First Spring

Following a week of ice, the first week of February was marked by undulating temperatures, reaching into the 60's