|Signs of spring…Yellow crocus are the first to bloom in the flower garden.|
|Pansy “volunteer” seedling growing in a crack between the front sidewalk and the wooden front steps.|
|Garlic emerging in the vegetable garden.|
|Construction projects – replacing a collapsed raised bed in the vegetable garden.|
|Even the cats sense spring is in the air! Pierre, on the move along the driveway.|
Jeanne Grunert is a certified Virginia Master Gardener and the author of several gardening books. Her garden articles, photographs, and interviews have been featured in The Herb Companion, Virginia Gardener, and Cultivate, the magazine of the National Farm Bureau. She is the founder of The Christian Herbalists group and a popular local lecturer on culinary herbs and herbs for health, raised bed gardening, and horticulture therapy.