Quick tips help green thumbs get jump start on spring gardening

Little, colorful signs of spring blooms are coming out.

Gear up for spring with the May 4 Garden Celebration at Scott Hall at the Johnson County fairgrounds in Franklin.

 Admission is $2 per person, or donate a nonperishable food or toiletry item for the Interchurch Food Pantry.

As you head outdoors, here are some tips for lawn and garden care during this time of the year. These are compiled from various free Purdue publications written by specialists Zac Reicher, Clark Throssell, Rosie Lerner and Michael Dana. For more information, visit www.the-education-store.com.

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