Spring is well on its way here in New England. As the snow melts there is nothing more exciting than the first tulip bulbs that burst forth to greet us; even the skunk cabbage is a welcome sign of the changing seasons. To celebrate the beginning of another rebirth, here are 25 user-submitted images of spring flowers from Yankee‘s photo gallery!
A close up shot of a tulip in a Concord, Massachusetts garden
Welcome spring! Northampton, Massachusetts
Zinnias in Rockport, Massachusetts
White tulips in the North End, Boston, Massachusetts
Great Danes peaking through curtains over geraniums in a window box in Beverly, Massachusetts
Susan Levy Schale
A blooming tree in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts
This is Benji. He has a fascination with flowers and loves exploring the deep-down secrets of nature at his home in Stamford, Connecticut
A single Showy Lady Slipper and an unopened bud in a bog in Colchester, Vermont
Tree blossoms in the rain in Raymond, New Hampshire
A crocus blossom in Woodstock, Connecticut
House on Federal St in Salem, Massachusetts with the sun just coming out and a tree out front blooming
Finally after three years, this plant is in bloom in Plymouth, Massachusetts
Pansies growing in a local greenhouse in Middlebury, Vermont
An abundance of Pink Lady Slippers paint the woods of Amherst, New Hampshire
A pair of water lilies from a pond in Jericho, Vermont
The intricacies of a butterflies movements are always a challenge, but this little one sat still long enough to capture him at the Roger Williams Zoo in Rhode Island
Joseph Fagundes Sr.
Springtime arrives in Hillsborough, New Hampshire with newly sprung yellow crocuses.
This photo was taken toward the end of April when the magnolia tree is in all its glory in Bristol, Rhode Island
Raymond, New Hampshire
Walking around you can find these growing in Marblehead, Massachusetts… Where else?
This was taken in late spring. It is a photograph of one of the doors of the Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Massachusetts