Since the weatherman is predicting snow and cold temperatures in the days ahead, the crab apple blooms will not last long, and sadly, many of the buds will probably not have a chance to even open.
Yesterday under overcast skies, the trees proclaimed that Spring has arrived with an elaborate show of blooms and buds. Today, the wind is howling and heavy rains are falling, but hopefully, they will not turn to snow.
Hopa crab apple can be found in many residential areas because the Riverton City Council urged citizens to plant the trees many years ago. When conditions are perfect, these trees are gorgeous. This could be the year if the predicted snow doesn't fall.
Even the plum trees are covered with tiny blooms.
After a long, long Winter, it is wonderful to see these beautiful signs of Spring. With a bit of luck, the blooms will last longer than a couple of days.