Our weather has been more winter like lately; but at the end of January, we had some very warm days. On one of those days, I did some pruning including on the forsythia bushes. There are four forsythia bushes at Garden on Sherlock Street. I have read about forcing flowering shrub branches to bloom inside during the winter, but had never tried to do it. This year, I took a few of the forsythia branches and put them in a vase of water. This was on February 1st.
I brought the vase into the house.
Today, I saw the buds growing these tiny teardrops with yellow tips.
The flowers are coming!!
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