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Articles About signs of spring
They’re the vanguard of an army that will soon fill in the empty branches, seeming to shrink our streets and alleys back down to summer size.
In this video, a series of photographs from early March to mid May recall the dramatic progress of the dogwood tree.
Recent harsh winds and driving rains have all but eliminated the brief burst of color that is the signature of Spring.
As the flowers come out, so do the people, seeking noontime sun, evening crickets and starry summer nights. The chairs have been waiting.
Spring has sprung three to four weeks early this year, as evidenced by the billowy white pear trees downtown, which most often bloom in mid April.