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Spring Forward Ahead

Its Spring time and its also Daylight Savings time tonight as a write this. Very funny I know right. Which actually means we lose an hour of sleep tonight.

But the sun will be out longer now instead of earlier during sunset. Which means it will get dark at 8 pm instead of 7 pm.

I recently did a photo outing to the Duke Gardens.  We are now able to identify the unknown rose that we photographed in January at Bolin Creek  which is a Lenten Rose.

The Lenten Rose is part of the Buttercup family. The scientific name of this rose is Helllbrorus Orientals. This Lenten  Rose plant is very cool to photograph

The song birds have started migrating back to south from their long journey and also the pollinators are becoming more active as it becomes more like spring weather.

Its looking like spring is coming and so St. Patricks Day is this coming up Thursday.  Wear Green Everybody!!

The official Spring start date this year is March 20 in only 6 days from now! Wahoo! 


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