Here in the Northern Sacramento Valley of California, the blooming seems to be happening all at once with the unusually dry and warm late winter.

Apricot is about to start blooming:

bud swell on apricot

The cherry will be blooming soon too:


buds on a cherry

Western Red Bud (Cercis occidentalis) is about to bloom:

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California lilacs (Ceanothus ) “Ray Hartman”  are about to bloom:

Ceanothus (