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Force blooms for an early touch of spring

Forcing branches of early-flowering shrubs into bloom indoors is a quick way to bring a little spring into your home.

Stems from many late-winter flowering shrubs and trees flower readily indoors under the right conditions, says Judy Lowe, author of… 163 more words


Plant Collector: Calycanthus floridus

Commonly known as Carolina Allspice, this is the best example I have seen in bloom. We had it here once but dug it out because it was a bit insignificant where it was located. 318 more words

Abbie Jury

What am I seeing? Forsythia

April showers bring forsythia.

Many gardeners find this shrub’s somewhat scrubby summer appearance
too high a price for the spring show–but I challenge that. We need this harbinger of warmer days after months of cold, and the stems of dainty lemon Jell-O® flowers are a balm to the soul in temperamental April. 115 more words

Spring Flowers