Speeding up Spring’s Arrival – Forcing Plant Branches Indoors


With relatively mild winter temperatures so far, it was starting to feel like spring was right around the corner.  This weekends forecast: High 15° Low -3°.  I guess spring is still a little ways off.  Can’t wait?  Here’s a way to speed up spring’s arrival inside your home:

Branches from Eastern Redbuds add a splash of pink

Forsythia branches are one of the easiest shrubs to force into bloom

Here’s a link for this easy DIY project:

Forcing Branches Indoors – Rutgers Extension

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