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Signs of Spring

Apr 01, 2013

Spring has sprung, it’s everywhere you look, from the weather forecast to the smiles on people’s faces! Find out more about the Signs of Spring!

This bee on a cherry blossom is a sure sign of spring!
This bee on a cherry blossom is a sure sign of spring!
 

Flower Power

As soon as you start to see daffodils and crocuses pushing up through the ground, it’s a sure sign that spring is on the way (even if there’s still frost on the ground). Those are just the flowers leading the pack, there are also tulips, daisies and cherry blossoms if you live in a city with cherry trees.

These crocuses are pushing through the winter snow
These crocuses are pushing through the winter snow
 

Time and Temperature

The Spring Equinox (usually marked on calendars) is a pretty easy way to figure out when it’s spring. Remember the old memory trick for time change “Spring Forward, Fall Back”? Well the clocks go forward one hour as we go into spring, adding an extra hour of daylight to this beautiful season, and naturally the temperature goes up as well!

The Spring Equinox is the official start of spring
The Spring Equinox is the official start of spring
 

Animal Alert!

Flowers aren’t the only ones that come out of hiding during spring, after the cold of winter you’ll notice more animals out enjoying the warmer weather and greener environment, everything from birds and butterflies to deer and insects start making their appearance.

Wildlife like this fawn come out of hiding
Wildlife like this fawn come out of hiding
 

Rain and Shine

After the long dark winter, the first thing you notice about spring is the sunshine, although it’s the rain that truly brings out the beauty in this season, nourishing the grass and flowers. And of course, wherever there’s sunshine you’re bound to see more smiles!

The rain nourishes the plants in spring
The rain nourishes the plants in spring
 

Have Your Say

What is your fave sign of spring? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Comments

CuteMoo2

CuteMoo2 wrote:

im sick of the cold :/ i loove spring and summer ^_*
commented: Tue Apr 01, 2014

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

A nice season flower power
commented: Sun Sep 29, 2013

shae508

shae508 wrote:

spring is my Favorite season and not becuse my birthday is in it. XD
commented: Mon Apr 22, 2013

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What's your fave sign of spring?

  • Flowers, they're beautiful!
  • Warmer weather, obviously!
  • Rain please
  • Wildlife

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