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Promise of Spring: Forcing Branches to Bloom Indoors
Saturday, February 29, 2020
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Jim Calkins, landscape and production horticulturist, Research Information Director - MN Nursery & Landscape Assn
After a long Minnesota winter, it's nice to be rewarded with some early spring blooms like pussy willows and forsythia! Brighten your home space with these beautiful blooming branches or gift them to a friend. In this class, you'll learn:
Limit 22, Marion Andrus Learning Center - Garden Lab
- What kinds of tree and shrub branches can be forced
- Where to get branches for forcing, or how to wisely harvest them from your own plants
- How to coax tree and shrub branches to bloom early and indoors
- Take home several branches to practice what you've learned
||$41 member/$56 non-member
|includes Arboretum admission
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