There are a few ways to know that Spring has truly sprung.
Some people go for the obvious:
But these are what truly tell me it is Spring:
Clockwise from top left: bleeding heart, budding trees, tulips, blooming clover, the unfurling of hosta, dandelions and onion grass
Yes, onion grass and dandelions! The onion grass shows itself here as Winter is ending, but it is really, truly Spring when the dandelions spread their sunny cheer everywhere.
If you need to find me this morning, I’ll be outside digging them out of the lawn.