Trees blossom in an orchard of nectarine, peaches and apricot trees in the Drome valley near Valence, southeastern France, on March 17, 2017. 
As the orchards of the Drome valley are in bloom 15 days earlier than in the last year,  the arboriculturists are in high spirits after the catastrophic season of 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK        (Photo credit should read JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)