Posts tagged "chilling"
Stunted Tulips???

Stunted Tulips???

Spring has arrived…we think. It sure is hard to know these days, isn’t it? Here in the Midwest, we’ve experienced temperatures as low as 3 degrees F and as high as 80, all within the last month! One of the most frequently asked questions I’ve received lately has to do with the growth habits of...
Forcing Flower Bulbs - Part Two

Forcing Flower Bulbs – Part Two

Part II: Starting the Forcing Process Ok. So you’ve decided to try your hand at forcing some flower bulbs (or your lack of time to plant the fall bulbs you purchased has decided it for you). Let’s start the process! First off, you will want to decided HOW and WHERE you want to chill your...
Forcing Flower Bulbs

Forcing Flower Bulbs

Part I: What is Forcing??? We’ve all been there: for one reason or another you didn’t get to planting your spring-blooming bulbs this fall. Maybe you live in an apartment or condo where you have no yard, maybe the weather turned colder faster than you expected, or maybe you just plain didn’t get to it....