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Forcing Spring Flowering Shrubs and Tree Branches Into Bloom

Memphis Botanic Garden's Director of Horticulture Rick Pudwell really dislikes the word 'forcing' when talking about bringing spring flowering bulbs and other plants as well as flowering branches into bloom at times other than their normal season. He likes to think of gardening as a more gentle pursuit that involves working with nature instead of against her. That being said, it seems that gardeners will do almost anything to enjoy fresh flowers when the weather is cold and not... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Thursday, December 12, 2019


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