Forsythia blooms heralding spring is longer being treated like a old wives tale. The blooms are an important phenological sign that spring is here and soil temperatures are ready for planting. What does the timing of forsythias blooms …
I don’t know about you, but after a long winter I’m raring to go in my garden. Since I’m a northern gardener, I don’t have the much time to waste. My growing season is short, so I need to get to it as soon as I can!
Gardeners are a tricky bunch. We’ve found ways to extend the growing season.
“One of the easiest ways to get the garden started earlier is by prewarming the soil,” says Kyla Dixon-Muir at the 2015 Toronto Master Gardeners’ Technical Update.