The first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere.
The first spring flowers are typically lilacs, irises, lilies, tulips, daffodils, and dandelions.
In China, the coming of spring coincides with celebrations for the Chinese New Year. The holiday falls on the first day of the first lunar month in January or February.
For the Japanese, the opening of the cherry blossoms, Japan’s national flower, in March or April signals the start of spring.
Persephone was the Greek goddess of spring. She spent winters as Queen of the Underworld and when she was not in the underworld spring returned. Fun fact about the fun fact this year's opera at Countryside Montessori is Persephone.
This spring has been the coldest spring since 1996.