Magnolias in March

magnolias march 2012

See also: Nicole's magnolia, which she says is blooming a month ahead of when it did last year.

It was 81 Thursday, a record for the date (what's else is new) and excellent outdoor party weather. And as of that day, the average temperature for this March was 46.1 -- 1.7 degrees warmer the warmest March on record (1859).

Obviously, there's still a week to go before the record would be set. But just another indication of how unusual this (non)winter and (summer)spring are.

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Yep, our plum tree is blooming too. Crazy.

Ours is in full bloom, and is actually nudging into "past peak" territory. Our daffodils are open, and our tulips are starting to open. This is nuts! I'm not complaining, but I hope tonight's 29 degrees doesn't hurt anything.

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