Spring Bulbs start blooming in March 2002

One thing we miss about our yard was how the spring bulbs would come out.  They would start pushing up green in February and then in March we would have crocus, some early tulips and some early daffodils.  Here are some crocus:

Early daffodils:

and early tulips:

Most of the yard would be dead looking and brown and these spots of color would be so cheerful.