Forcing Flowering Shrub Blooms

Indoor Gardening
We talked about Forcing Bulbs Inside. But, much less is said about forcing flowering shrubs to bloom . This is easy to do and can be done right in the middle of a raging blizzard! This fact is simply amazing given how easy it is to do. We are about to let you in to one of gardening's best kept secrets. Are you ready?? Forcing those blooms are as easy as one-two-three. One, put on your jacket and hat. Two, grab your pruning shears or a sharp knife. Three, go out to your favorite flowering bush or tree. Four, look for a branch with buds on it. Cut the branch at a length that is right for the vase you will use. Five, bring the branches indoors, and put it…
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Forcing Bulbs Inside

Forcing Bulbs Inside

Indoor Gardening
Forcing Bulbs Forcing bulbs is one of the more enjoyable indoor gardening projects. In simple summary, you are convincing a spring bulb that it has slept through the winter months and encouraging it to awaken into full spring bloom, even though the snow is piling up outside your window. Your reward is a colorful bloom and scent during otherwise grey and drab days. What better way to beat the winter doldrums!?! [caption id="attachment_4199" align="alignright" width="300"] Gemma Evans[/caption] Forcing bulbs is not too difficult. It just takes time, patience and a little advance planning. Sure, you can buy potted bulbs already forced and ready to grow. But why do that? You are the the gardener. Why let someone else get all the fun!?! Step by Easy Step: Select the bulbs you…
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