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Is Springtime Early for You?
We want to hear from you: is Spring springing up earlier in your area? If so, how do you plan to “deal with it”?
Are flowers popping up sooner? Will your growing and planting plans change? Are you concerned that Summer will also arrive earlier?
We want to hear your stories (see our guidelines here).
Let me give you an example: I have daffodils blooming in my yard. In February. DAFFODILS!
This is WAY too early.
I have no idea whether I can depend on the traditional “average last frost” date gardeners usually use to decide when to start planting.
So, as an alternative, I’m going to wait until I see the first full leaf on a Oemleria cerasiformis, a local wild shrub known commonly as Indian Plum or Osoberry. I figure that’ll be just as good a sign as some numbers in an almanac.
Spring is coming early everywhere, it seems. So tell us what’s happening in YOUR neighborhood!
Global climate change is one of the most serious challenges facing us today. To reduce the threat of global warming and…www.ucsusa.org
Are you in the Arctic?
Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their…phys.org
How about the Southern US?
Let's face it, the weather's been pretty batsh*t crazy in 2017 so far - Oklahoma hit temperatures of 100°F (38°C) in…www.sciencealert.com
No matter where you are, we want to hear from you! Post a reply to this story, or submit a full article to Invironment!