14 Fascinating Spring Facts

Welcome Spring 2021! Here are some fun facts about today and spring that you may not know.

  1. It’s also called Vernal Equinox. Vernal is Latin for Spring and equinox is Latin for “equal night’.
  2. Based on a study on Facebook, couples often break up in early spring.
  3. Today and fall equinox is the only two days during the year that the sun rises and sets in the true east and west.
  4. Up at the North Pole, this marks the start of 6 full months of daylight. The opposite is true at the South Pole.
  5. When a baby’s born during the spring, they’re much more likely to be optimistic and a night owl. They are less likely to have trouble with asthma.
  6. Why we have seasons such as spring is due to the tilt of the earth. If it was perfectly perpendicular to the sun, the number of daylight hours and the seasons would remain the same.
  7. Easter changes from year to year because it falls upon the Sunday following the first spring full moon.
  8. The flowers that you usually will see in spring are daffodils, lilies, primrose, and sunflowers.
  9. Although March 20/21 is the spring equinox, a lot of Americans count March 1st as spring’s unofficial beginning.
  10. In Japan, it’s believed that spring starts once the cherry blossoms start blooming.
  11. In China, Chinese New Year and the beginning of spring are celebrated simultaneously because they follow the lunar calendar.
  12. If you have heard of Spring Fever, the truth is that it may be real. It’s believed by scientists that spring’s longer days can lead to people being happier, more creative, and more active.
  13. In literature, spring’s often used for representing a revival, birth, and the beginning of better and happier times.
  14. Even though baby birds are able to sing when they’re born, usually they don’t know how to do it. They learn by hearing other birds around them chirping to find a mate.

Hope you have a wonderful spring! Please keep coming back to our site to find out more fascinating facts and some tips to help your yard and property look great!

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