forcing bulbs

Hyacinths growing in glass vases with water. (Photo by Jodi DeLong)

Forcing bulbs and dreaming of spring

Jodi DeLong

If you still have some bulbs to plant, try growing them in containers indoors. Forcing bulbs provides mid-winter blooms.

Brightly coloured cyclamen (Photo from Pixabay)

Flowers in a cold season

Judith Adam

A cool, bright northwest exposure provides light on three sides for flowering winter plants. Pots of forced tulips and hyacinths are happy. Blooms last longer in the cool window.