Spring is a time of new growth; the world itself seems to split open and abundance comes spilling out. Whether it's seeds sending out sprouts, buds blossoming or leafing, or people coming together to create something new, this page focuses on beginnings.

Sometimes what begins is as simple as a lotus or unruly as a tangle of flowers, but one thing is for certain: Mother Nature aims for renewal every year, and it's always possible to start over when a fresh beginning is needed.