Spring is in the air! Well, depending on how you count that may or may not be true, but what’s important is that, all throughout the northern hemisphere, people are getting the first hints of warmth after the bitter winter. We’ve decided to gather a few pictures to celebrate the occasion and welcome the coming of spring!

These pictures of spring flower fields should definitely get everybody in the mood for spring. Spring is both a symbolic and literal herald of regrowth and rebirth – hibernating animals emerge from their dens to feed, trees and plants begin releasing new buds, the snow melts away, and migratory birds return from their warmer climates for the summer. [Read more...]

What looks like a spectacular view to most of us is actually one of the leading businesses in the Netherlands: according to the statistics, around 80% of the tulip production comes from this country alone. The season begins in March, so if you’re in Netherlands, make sure to visit the country side and see the marvelous sights!

These days, depending on whom you ask, the beginning of spring can be March 1st, March 20th, or another date based on other factors. Bored Panda’s staff is a bunch of optimists, so we say it starts today!

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