Re: [gardeners] Spring in February?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sat, 14 Feb 1998 06:43:07 -0700

At 05:02 PM 2/13/98 +0000, you wrote:
>I've got Blue Pearl crocus and large yellow crocus blooming! 
>What a shock that was to see.  There are hyacinths that will be 
>blooming within the week and tulips that are about 5 inches high, 
>neither of which is in a protected area.  The buds on the little leaf 
>lindens we planted last year are quite swollen (which scares the 
>dickens out of me) and the first dandelion bloomed today.  About 1/2 
>of my perennials have started growing.
>Do you folks have this going on?  I'm worried about losing my trees 
>to a hard freeze.  This activity is at least 3 weeks early for my 
Species crocus in the lawn will pop into blossom today, and unfortunately,
my apricot trees are ready to burst into flower.  Waaaaay too early.