Forcing Branches for Winter Color

Does the bleak, cold dullness of winter sometimes get you down? Then why not bring springtime into your home by forcing tree and shrub branches into bloom? Branches can be used as background for an arrangement or for an entire floral display, and you can prune your shrubs and trees as you selectively remove branches for forcing.” Thanks to Horticulture Chair Carol Giunta for this full article from the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.