"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade." Charles Dickens
Hello everyone and welcome to March!
It's getting close to that time of year when Bud and Bloom comments start to appear.
Bud and Bloom comments in our availability are intended to keep our customers aware of our plants' activities. We go out and observe and try to consider what stage the plant will be in for the next week. The comments are updated in our availability weekly and are sent out promptly.
There are three stages the plant could be in for our comments:
After flowers are fully open the bloom comment then will be taken off. When it arrives to the customer flowers will have dropped. Keep in mind that some plants stay in flower longer than others. This is also a generalized census and many other things can come into play with the effect of the plants normal behavior. These comments are for you to visualize how the plant will arrive.
Above are some early spring flowering plants that will be first to catch your eye.
By Torrae Kolbeck, Inventory Manager, Loma Vista Nursery