Our mild winter and the early onset of springlike weather has gardeners seeing tulips and daffodils sprouting and flowering trees budding early. What’s happening in your flower pots and beds?
Does our mild winter and the early onset of springlike weather have your garden confused? Gardeners are seeing tulips and daffodils sprouting and flowering trees budding early.
Ground Level blogger Nicole Juday recently wrote: “So often a mild January is followed by at least one arctic blast sometime before March, arresting the show of spring ephemerals. This year it just doesn’t seem like winter is going to suddenly remember she forgot to make us a visit.”
And what else does the unseasonably mild weather mean for gardening this season?
WHYY’s Radio Times on Tuesday spoke with two gardening experts about what to expect this spring and summer and how to prepare for it. Give it a listen and tell us if the weather has altered your plans for flower beds, window boxes and vegetable and herb gardens.
Taking advantage of the early risers — or playing is safe until April or May?