Seasons Articles

Find equinox and solstice dates for 2016 and 2017—marking the beginning of spring, summer, autumn,... read more
November the first. You’ve unmothballed your winter sweaters and laid in a supply of hand-warmers.... read more
Why do autumn leaves change color? What type of trees—and weather—produce the most vivid fall... read more
Enjoy our special March Equinox 2016 Show this weekend! Celebrate spring’s earliest arrival since... read more
When is the first day of summer 2016? Get information on summer solstice dates, facts, and folklore... read more
When does fall 2016 begin? See information on the autumnal equinox dates, facts, and folklore from... read more
In 2016, winter begins on December 21, 5:44 A.M. EDT. Learn more about the winter solstice, facts,... read more
Is autumn is in the air? What signals the change of seasons in your area? Here in New Hampshire,... read more
Spring has arrived—late! Here it is May and we have already had a snowstorm that dumped 5 inches as... read more
Days are getting shorter. Temperatures are getting cooler. Leaves are falling. And appetites are ... read more
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season... read more
How do you foretell the coming of spring? Every year, I enjoy hearing what readers from different... read more
Across time, people have marked the changes of seasons—sometimes in dramatic ways! Read about these... read more
For centuries, people have watched the sky for the changes of season and then celebrated with... read more
Here are the astronomical reasons for the seasons from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. (Remember,... read more