Ten Crazy Things You Never Knew About Spring

7. In spring, Monarch butterflies begin their long journey back to the United States after spending the winter in Mexico. They rely on their advanced, internal compasses to point them in the right direction. This migration is unrivaled in the insect world.

8. Honey bees undertake a process called swarming, during which a new colony is formed when the queen bee leaves the colony with a group of worker bees Swarming is their natural means of reproduction.

9. A wide variety of fruits and vegetables are in season during the spring! Some of our favorites include asparagus, artichokes, leeks, and radishes. Add some of these to your plate in March, April, and May to enjoy the bounty of the season.

10. The first flowers to bloom in spring are usually lilies, tulips, daffodils, and irises.

You can get ready for spring by shopping our collection of outdoor essentials. Each bird house, yard flag, and garden decoration helps help vital habitat for endangered species around the world.

Washington Officials Capture Their First Murder Hornet: Click “Next” below!