As we move into April, it’s still possible to see snow, however it’s more likely to see rain and chilly temperatures. The old saying: “April showers bring May flowers” however is a bit misleading since April is really the beginning of the spring flowering.
With the beginning of March, it starts becoming undeniable that spring is finally upon us as we see the first early flowers and leaf buds on trees appear. The spring equinox is on March 20th and officially begins the season of spring.
Winter in Connecticut can seem like forever, especially if you don’t get to enjoy what little sunlight there is during the day. February is not much better than January when it comes to enjoying nature and the outdoors due to February usually having some of our coldest days of the year.
With the beginning of the New Year, start-out on the right foot with beginning a new you as well. Hit the outdoors for some much needed exercise and visit the shore lines to see the coastal migrant birds.
December in Connecticut is overwhelmed with the spirit of the holidays and the challenges of adjusting to the notion that winter has really only just begun. The winter solstice falls on Thursday, December 21, and is the shortest day of the year.
November in Connecticut signals the end of Autumn and the colorful display of leaves on deciduous trees. The harvests are completed, and nearly all of the green foliage has turned brown and the forests are mostly barren.