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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    First signs of spring - post a pic

    To me, the first crocus that pops up is always the first sign of spring. What represents the first sign of spring in your area? Post a pic.


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    Sure, as soon as the snow melts, and thanks for reminding me...

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    What is this "Spring" you speak of?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwrides View Post
    What is this "Spring" you speak of?
    You must have something that indicates a change of season, even in Texas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Sure, as soon as the snow melts, and thanks for reminding me...
    Maybe you should move to Canada. There's no snow here in SW Ontario

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    We only have four seasons here:
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    Well this is from last year, but I suppose it looks about the same:


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    dogwoods! FTW!
    Nothing says spring like a dogwood in bloom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    dogwoods! FTW!
    Nothing says spring like a dogwood in bloom.
    Except for the cherry blossoms in Seattle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Except for the cherry blossoms in Seattle.
    dogwoods, cherries, and pears in GA....so neener neener neener.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    dogwoods, cherries, and pears in GA....so neener neener neener.
    Nothing says spring like a snowstorm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Nothing says spring like a tornado.

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    April is traditionally paddling season, when the water level is regularly up. The first downriver race is tomorrow (I haven't competed in a while).

    Here is a pic from early April, some time ago. The weather alternated from overcast to snow to overcast and back to bright sun. Temps were about 40F and the overnight low was about 15F (yes, we camped).


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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    To me, the first crocus that pops up is always the first sign of spring. What represents the first sign of spring in your area? Post a pic.

    Pretty!

    I saw some tulips starting to grow today on my bike ride.

    Spring, coming soon to Toronto! I can't wait.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    We only have four seasons here:
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    that's a step up from snow, snow, snow, road repair
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    To me, the first crocus that pops up is always the first sign of spring. What represents the first sign of spring in your area? Post a pic.
    Spring in Greenville means daffodils,.....



    Last edited by Airwick; 03-27-09 at 06:28 PM.

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    Never get into an argument with an idiot, they only drag you down and beat you with experience.


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    There are 6 seasons in Ohio:
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    It's the time of the year when people learn to share the road.

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    My first sign that its REALLY spring is when my dumbass dog brings up all the newborn bunnies and leaves them, deceased, on the patio. This annual rite of passage occurred yesterday, so now it is Spring. You can all thank me for not posting pics.
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    Up Mix Canyon the California poppies are blooming! No idea what the purple flowers are. Lupins? Where's Red Rider? She knows her plants.
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    I used to love watching crocus shoots popping up through the snow in Feb., blooming in March....the forsythia bushes are popping right now as well.
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    These boys are getting restless, and looking for hens. Come next week, I'll be looking for these boys.

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