These characteristics are more obvious in Northern climates, than in temperate zones like here in the City of Angels where we dwell in a more monotone climate. Never the less, we do can "feel" the energy of the season and can visibly see it in the blooming California poppies and other natives displaying their seasonal beauty.
Ah, which reminds me, the Theodore Payne Foundation will be having their Poppy Day Spring Sale of native plants and their spectacular once a year Garden Tour.
For some interesting insights about the energetics of Spring in terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), check out this post by Jennifer Raye on her blog.
The opening image that accompanies this post is a painting by Lord Frederick Leighton of the mythological figure Persephone as she returns from her time in the underworld. The second image is a photo Greg took of Gwen Cunningham which illuminates Hedera helix, which is now ready as a liquid!