At this point in March the crocuses should be sprouting leaves and about to bloom in Pittsburgh.
Crocuses in the city typically open around March 11, a date I'm aware of because I blog about them every year. Here's when they've bloomed in Schenley Park since 2009:
Do you think the crocuses will open by March 11 this year? No. 🙁
We aren't alone in having a slow spring. Watch the delayed wave of blooming tulips on Journey North's Tulip tracking site.
(photo by Kate St.John)
p.s. Found these tiny crocus leaves popping up at CMU this morning. I don't think they'll have flowers in less than a week.