Spring is coming

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Forsythia says it is almost Spring to me. It has been cold and grey here for days. I am just dreaming of Spring. This simple arrangement from House of Fifty. I think that is one of the best aspects about forsythia. You just stick a bunch of stems in a vase and call it an arrangement.

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Another great thing about forsythia is that you can easily force it to bloom inside. Here are some tips to make that work from skiptomylou.com.

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Forsythia are also deer resistant. I mean deer can eat anything, but they typically don’t like forsythia. Find other deer resistant plants here from meadowsfarms.com.

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I grew up with a forsythia hedge as a property divider. I loved everything about it except that the branches made great switches. Boy that was a different time.

 

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