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Spring Begins

March 20, 2023 All day

brick house window with flower box filled with daffodils for Spring Begins

March 20th is Spring Begins!

Spring Begins, also known as the Vernal Equinox, is a natural event that marks the beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere. This day usually falls on March 20th or 21st and is celebrated as a time of renewal and growth.

What is The Vernal Equinox?

The Vernal Equinox is the moment when the Earth’s axis is neither tilted towards nor away from the sun, resulting in equal amounts of daylight and darkness all over the planet. This astronomical event signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring, a time when the days become longer, the weather becomes warmer, and the natural world comes back to life.

How is the arrival of the Spring Season Celebrated?

The arrival of spring has been celebrated by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. In ancient times, spring was associated with the renewal of life and the rebirth of nature. Many cultures held festivals and ceremonies to honor the return of the sun and the new growth of plants and animals.

Today, Spring Begins is celebrated in many different ways around the world. In some countries, it is a public holiday or a time of religious observance. In other places, it is simply a time to enjoy the warmer weather and the beauty of nature.

Ideas for celebrating the beginning of Spring

One popular way to celebrate Spring Begins is through gardening. Many people take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days to start planting seeds and tending to their gardens. This can be a great way to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the natural world.

Another popular way to celebrate Spring Begins is through outdoor activities. As the weather becomes warmer, people often take advantage of the longer days to go on hikes, bike rides, and other outdoor adventures. This can be a great way to get some exercise, enjoy the beauty of nature, and connect with friends and family.

Spring Begins is also a time of renewal and growth in many cultures. It is a time to set new goals, make positive changes in your life, and embrace new opportunities. Many people use this time to reflect on the past and plan for the future, setting intentions for the coming year and making changes that will help them grow and thrive.

Overall, Spring Begins is an important natural event that marks the beginning of a new season and a time of renewal and growth. Whether you celebrate through gardening, outdoor activities, or personal reflection, this day provides a great opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the natural world and embrace the new growth and opportunities that come with the arrival of spring.