Publication Date February 28, 2017 | Naperville Sun

Warm weather awakens flora, fauna early

United States

Temperatures in the 60s the past five days sent many people out into their yards for an early spring cleanup.

What they often found were signs of spring sprouting way too early.

Although winter officially doesn't end for another month, spring blooms like snowdrops, daffodils and tulips are emerging from the ground and flowering trees are budding.