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Karen Bender of Raleigh shares this photo taken in her Mordecai garden in April. "This enthralled bumblebee is carrying particles of the tree pollen that has coated every surface in town these days...
Douglas Strickland of Raleigh took this photo April 7, while taking the ferry from Minnesott Beach to Cherry Branch.
Celesta Carlson of Raleigh took this photo of her daughters while they vacationed in Marco Island, Fla., for spring break.
Oliver Walters-Clift, age 8, took this photo at his Raleigh home. "Oliver was taking pictures of all the spring flowers blooming in our yard and captured these blueberry blossoms."
John McGee of Raleigh was taking pictures of baboons at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro when one decided to pose.