Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
March 18 : 02 days till Spring begins
Did you know that springtime allergies actually start in the winter?
By February, temperatures in most parts of the country have begun to rise, triggering the trees to bloom and release their pollen. The most allergic springtime pollens are oak, olive, elm, birch, ash, hickory, poplar, sycamore, maple, cypress and walnut. Odds are you have a few of those trees near your home, so now is the time to stock up on tissues and allergy medicine.
Ah, spring. The snow fades away, the temperatures warm, and the days grow blissfully longer. The lovebirds are happily cooing in their new nests; and the daffodils and tulips are blooming. This year, get yourself ready to spring into springtime with our fun-filled spring trivia.
We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Spring on March 20th! So stop by again tomorrow.