Digital News Report – Spring begins this March 20, 2011 with the Vernal Equinox. Vernal translates from Latin to mean Spring. The Equinox happens twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. The word Equinox translates from Latin words aequus which means equal and nox which translates to night. The location near the equator will have the most equal amount of daylight and nightime at this time.
When is the first day of spring 2011 in the US? The northern hemisphere of Earth is scheduled to have the first day of Spring on March 20, 2011. Spring may not feel like it everywhere, but at least there is a warming trend as we get more sunlight.
Gardeners will be gearing up to get ready to plant. If you are in the colder climates it is a good time to start your plants indoors for transplanting when it warms up enough.
By Victoria Brown