First Day of Spring

It's officially Spring!
It’s officially Spring!

Today is the vernal equinox, astronomically the first day of Spring. This year, the vernal equinox took place on Monday, March 20 at precisely 9:28 a.m. PDT. At this time, the sun crossed over from the southern hemisphere into the northern hemisphere. During this process, the sun shone directly over the earth’s equator, bathing the earth’s northern and southern hemispheres in nearly an equal amount of sunlight.

But botanically speaking, Spring arrived a few weeks ago. Here are some local floral signs of spring.


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About Patricia Lombard

Patricia Lombard is the co-editor and publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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