They say that you can be assured that it’s time to plant your seeds directly in the ground when you can sit your naked bum comfortably on the earth – that means the soil is warm enough for your little sprouts-to-be.
Another sign of spring might be spotting the local herps… although you’ve got to be sharp-eyed. (Or, as Veronica Woodruff says, “Nothing says spring like a reptile sighting! Happy spring northern alligator lizard!.”
Thanks for Dr Leslie Anthony for these pics, via @pembyboa, of some locals celebrating one of the season’s first warmer days.