Taiwan Cherries are blooming! They are one of the earliest ornamental fruit trees.
Dogwood berries are still bright red, not yet eaten by birds. Robins usually arrive mid-February.
Closer and closer views of the cherries:
This Decidious magnolia is visible in the distance in the first photo above.
'Leonard Messel' magnolia blossom
More pinks: Pansies in burgundy and magenta shades; Camellias in pink: double and formal
Loropetalums are blooming, too. Right now it's a pink garden, except for newly planted yellow violas, soon to be joined by daffodils.