Columbine: Ephemeral Harbinger of Spring

Aquilegia caerulea | GardenersPath.com

You’ll know it’s spring when the columbine blooms. Known as “granny’s bonnet,” these dainty ladies appear early in the season, signaling the end of winter, and inviting the bees and birds to awaken. Learn about native and nonnative varieties of this delicate perennial right here on Gardener’s Path.

Preparing the Garden for Spring: Good Times Are Coming!

Good Times- Preparing the Garden | Gardenerspath.com

What to do when spring finally comes around? The early part of the season is for getting important chores done in preparation for growing through summer: like soil work, pruning, compost care, seed starting, and more. Are you ready? Read on to get prepared for your very own growing season!