Many of my fellow Northern New Englanders may think we are having a “non-winter.” Although temperatures are above average here in Vermont, there is still a thick coating of ice on the ground and a bit of snow. It is still winter but I am constantly forcing blooms to come out. Whether it is willow, daffodils or tulips; I am trying to bring spring on as early as possible.
So whats blooming now (by weather or by force)? Our large pussy willow and my favorite fantail willow with the pink catkins every week until we use them all:Potted “Grand Primo” Daffodils are coming out of cold storage. They have an end of February and March bloom time, to bring you through the last weeks of winter. Blooms, and fragrance! They smell like spring and will make you or a friend smile.
In April our cold frame cut fragrant daffodil and cut Grape Hyacinth will be ready for market sales: