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Signs of Early Spring: Your Pictures

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Caterpillars, crocuses and catkins as Guardian readers share their evidence of an uncommonly early spring - and you can share your own via GuardianWitness

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Christeen A (368)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 6:39 am
Thank you for this share.

Alexandra G (250)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 7:57 am
noted, thanks

Sara P (57)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 8:45 am
Thanks Cher.

Derry W (2)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 10:33 am
Thank you Cher

SuSanne P (193)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 10:43 am
Oh how LOVELY Cher. THANK YOU! We have had no winter (barely a week or two of fall) here in CA and I'm getting ready to plant my Spring Garden in a couple of days or week. It is constant Spring EVERYWHERE you look!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 12:04 pm
SuSanne, HUSH it up, girl !! It's -12F and snowing here in Pennsylvania!

Thank you, Cher for the memories ~ and hopes for an early spring!

. (0)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 1:16 pm
With 6 inches of snow outside my door, these pictures are very welcome.

Kamia T (89)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 2:56 pm
Spring's probably a good 2-1/2 months away here, and I'm already tired of the cold and yearning to plant. Thank goodness for gro-lights! Beautiful pictures.

Bob hardly here P (394)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 3:26 pm
Thanks Cher

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 3:53 pm
Beautiful, thanks.

Connie O (44)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 4:44 pm
That helps on a cold day. ty!

Katie & Bill D (107)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 7:55 pm
Lovely Pictures! All this is so nice to see and it won't be long either. We will Soon see flower's popping up!
Thank You Cher

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 8:07 pm
Very nice. Lol, Barbara D. If I put any flowers outside, with the -35 windchill at the moment, they would expire fairly quickly. It has warmed up though to a balmy -21 F with a wind chill of -31 F (or -29 C feeling like - 35 C which is what our weather forecasts are in, not degrees F).

Spring is not around our corner anytime soon.

Frances Darcy (133)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 6:13 am
My snowdrops... so pretty... and crocuses are out but we have had only 1 day of frost so winter has not even happened for us yet....Nut it will come and I wish it would do so ...get it over with ...

Winn A (179)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 7:20 am
Thanks Cher

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 7:43 am
I love spring.

Kay M (347)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 8:52 am
wow, january is early.

Marija M (31)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 12:22 pm
such is the "winter" in our part of Europe this year

Athena F (131)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 10:41 pm
Thank you for the lovely pictures. :)

A bit disturbing though, how so many plants and animals are confused as to what time of year it even is anymore. There are birds here that didn't migrate, they were so confused, and I've seen trees bud and then the buds froze off.

Spring is always a sign of hope and renewal though, so I am not letting these odd patterns bring any sense of hopelessness. more just a reminder that, if we want to continue these lovely Spring traditions, we must act quickly and with great conviction in order to preserve Mother Earth.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:41 am

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Wednesday July 23, 2014, 9:47 am
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