This year, for the first time in 124 years, there will be an early arrival of the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Punxsutawney Phil can take zero credit for it. (Well, he might, because you know how pretentious groundhogs can be.)
Not than any of us want to question the reason for this early arrival, but here are a couple of the “whys” behind it:
Between the lights being on in the greenhouse, the delightfully consistent 72 degrees in the nursery, the early arrival of the vernal equinox, and our just general giddy anticipation of spring, we are trying our best to not waste the 18 extra hours we get of the new spring season in March! Not that we would, because…you know…Emerald City opens on Apri 15!
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