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First Bloom
As the first of the gardens report blooming tulips we turn to the map for clues about climate and the greening of spring. How do coastal gardens compare to mid-continent gardens? How do gardens at various latitudes compare? In Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, news and photo were shared; "Earliest bloom ever! We had such a warm, snowless winter so this is not a big surprise. Happy Spring!"

first bloom in PA
Photo: Paula Marie Longo