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Forcing Spring to come a bit early

Post  camprn on 1/13/2012, 2:09 pm

If you are in the North and just cannot wait for spring flowers, you could try forcing some flowers into bloom. Cutting stems of forsythia, cherry, apple or quince Forcing Flowering Branches and the lovely paper whites, daffodil, hyacinth and crocus Forcing Spring Flowering Bulbs.
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Post  walshevak on 1/13/2012, 3:14 pm

My Christmas Paperwhites just finished blooming. Smile



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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 1/13/2012, 3:42 pm

Great post. Great idea. I don't think enough people force flowers for inside their houses. I know I don't.

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