Monday, March 20, 2017, was the first day of spring. How did people spend the day? Photos by Erica Miller.
Karen Cole, 4, of Saratoga Springs enjoys her ice cream during the opening week of Dairy Haus on Route 9 in Wilton on Monday, March 20, 2017.
Brittany Cracco, co-owner of Dairy Haus, serves a cone of black raspberry ice cream.
Susan Moryl of Colonie plants nonstop begonias at Sunnyside Gardens in Saratoga Springs, off Route 9N.
Jamie Fist of Gansevoort plants Rieger begonias.
Second-generation owner Heather Chapman waters violas.
Owner Ned Chapman waters million bells.
Maryann Kreuzer plants petunias.
Tori Pilott of Saratoga Springs, a supervisor at Ben & Jerry's in Saratoga, serves ice cream.