Gardeners

Trees in city planters on Michigan Avenue downtown were already blooming on March 19, 2012, the day before the official start of spring. (Credit: CBS)

Warm Weather Has Plants Blooming Before Winter Ends

It’s hard to believe spring doesn’t even start until Tuesday, but already flowers are blooming, and trees are budding.

CBS 2–03/19/2012

(credit: MortonArb.org)

Mild Weather Brings Early Spring To Morton Arboretum

The Chicago area’s unseasonably warm temperatures have forced some forsythia buds into bloom four months early at the Morton Arboretum just west of the city.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012