Today's moment of spring

2018 crocus

Important news: The Unofficial Crocus Spring Indicator™ crocus has bloomed.

Actually, it bloomed yesterday, March 26. So that's when spring officially unofficially started.

Previous Unofficial Crocus Spring Indicator™ crocus bloom dates: March 21 (2017), March 11 (2016), April 13 (2015), March 19 (2012), April 11 (2011), and March 17 (2010)

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And in addition to the crocus, the red wing blackbird has been trilling up a storm since Sunday. Spring has indeed arrived!

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