One of the two cherry trees on campus is in full bloom, and the one on the north of it is getting close. I will confess that I don’t exactly know what kind of cherry tree this is-one of the drawbacks to going to a university in the north. (University of Vermont) We’re not exactly a hotbed of cherry knowledge up here. In fact, it’s not even supposed to live up here. If I had to guess, I think it’s a Sargent Cherry, Prunus sargentii. So for those keeping track, that’s starting at about 75 growing degree days. For those that read a post a while ago saying I would write a post about growing degree days, I haven’t forgotten you.
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- Friday Night as of Aug. 1 11:00 AM EDTFriday Night - Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 61F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.
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- Current Conditions : 78.0F, Clear - 12:15 PM EDT Aug. 1