Wednesday, March 2, 2016
According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, the (spring) vernal
equinox falls on March 20th at 12:30 AM EDT, astronomically
speaking of course.
With that covered we can officially say:
March brings us:
Daylight Savings, March 13th, clocks spring forward
St. Patrick's Day, March 17th
Palm Sunday, March 20th and Spring
Good Friday, March 25th
Easter Sunday, March 27th
THE WHOLE EARTH SMILES, THY COMING TO GREET.
Here's what's growing outside this week. What treasures I saw
rising from the dirt. Crocus blooms are a sure sign Spring is near.
Are you watching for the signs?
Word of the day: VERNAL
Adjective. Meaning: of or pertaining to, or occurring in spring.
Springlike or suggesting spring, for example vernal greenery.
The vernal equinox is around March 20th when day and night
are approximately equal due to the sun crossing the plane of the
I suggest this word due to its very definition and the relationship
My quick stop at a local nursery took a little longer as I began to
wander around, up and down the aisles. There were black pots
displaying green growth of every variety, asparagus ferns hanging
overhead, and new decorative garden products waiting to be put
on display. It was exciting but I had to move along. I'll be back.
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