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Despite a Very Dry March; Spring Has Sprung in Fort Collins [PICTURES]

Blooming tree at Prospect & Lemay in Fort Collins
Photo by Todd Harding

This is one of the driest months of March Colorado has ever seen, but that hasn’t stopped Spring from arriving.  I started to notice yesterday morning when I left the Teacher Tuesday in Welling ton. The trees are budding. The flowers are blooming.  Spring is here! I was inspired to search for signs of spring in Fort Collins. My wife Jenny and I captured a few images.

Tree budding outside Wellington Middle School
Drew Bankston/Star Painter Productions

Drew Bankston from Star Painter Productions captured the image to the right outside of Wellington Middle School.  Jennny and I then  found some blooming flowers and trees just outside Fort Collins Club at Prospect and Lemay.  We also stopped along Drake Avenue and just north of Drake and Shields in Fort Collins to snap a few pictures.

So just how dry has this month been?

According to 9 News:

So far Denver International Airport had only reported a trace of snow or .03 inches of water, putting us on track to break two records before the month is over: Least Snowiest March and Driest March in Denver. Despite the dry weather we still captured these beautiful signs of life:

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