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When Does Spring Really Start?

in Landscape Contractor Hardscapes Landscape Design Spring

Springtime and thoughts are going to new ideas, rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth.

With a couple of days of warm weather everyone is itching to get outside and start working on new flower beds, patios and gardens. Depending on whose definition of spring you use, you might think we are already in there.  

The Solar Spring, which is based on the length of daylight hours. Solar season are categorized by the amount of daylight hours they have.  Solar winter is November – January, the months with the shortest amount of daylight.  That makes solar spring start in February.

Meteorological seasons are based on set dates, making it easier for scientist to track weather patterns. In the northern hemisphere the seasons are winter; December, January, February; spring; March, April, May; summer; June, July, August and fall is September, October and November.The more recognized spring is the astrological spring. This date goes by the vernal equinox and the date has changed from March 21st to March 20th. The March equinox marks the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator. This is the traditional date most use for the official start of spring.

There are many other dates, times and traditions used to mark the date of spring, but no matter what way you choose to mark it on your calendar, now is the time to call Myron at Groundskeeper Landscape Group. We can help you design your new residential outdoor living space, landscape or even a long lasting paver driveway. If you are a commercial property owner and want the best commercial landscaper in The Greater Dayton, Ohio area maintaining your property call today for your free evaluation.

Call today 937-228-8673 or email Myron at