Even though the snow is lingering late this year, a hike on your local trail reveals that spring is on its way. How can we tell? Tiny plants have begun to sprout! Take a close look at the ground and see the little green leaves pushing their way out of the ground. Whether these leaves are part of a plant that grows back year after year, or a baby plant just getting its start, they all started with a seed.
Below, let’s explore more early signs of spring and learn about how many of our local wildflowers begin their lives.