Where is the Forsythia Line?

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by falcon » April 1st, 2021, 7:54 am

PSU4ME wrote:
March 31st, 2021, 12:22 pm
Just starting to pop here outside of Boston. Got the preM down last night for today’s rain
I'm in Reading, MA and mine (which have southern exposure) have not opened yet. It's amazing the differences even short distances apart. Two towns over in Winchester, the leaves are already partially out on most of the trees. They just started budding here.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by ken-n-nancy » April 1st, 2021, 6:34 pm

No sign of blooming here in southern New Hampshire, either. I'm fortunate that our next door neighbor has a line of forsythia bushes just the other side of the woods from our lawn!

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by andy10917 » April 3rd, 2021, 9:58 pm

I'm calling it as in-bloom 50 miles up the Hudson from NYC.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by Ogden » April 4th, 2021, 9:46 am

Just west of Boston (metro west); In bloom in the neighbors yard on the north side of my house. North side, not much sun, so I’m calling it a go.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by fun4me2 » April 5th, 2021, 5:31 pm

so......... it looks like the forsythia's are going to pop this week in my neck of the woods.
of course no rain in sight (sigh)
I didn't apply the Prodiamine 65 wdg (I bought for the 1st time ever) when we had rain last week...of course :roll:
why?
because I was waiting for the darn ground to warm up.... :banghead:
sheesh.....
On a positive note...
the lawn is greening up nicely.


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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by umbo514 » April 5th, 2021, 5:34 pm

fun4me2 wrote:
April 5th, 2021, 5:31 pm
so......... it looks like the forsythia's are going to pop this week in my neck of the woods.
of course no rain in sight (sigh)
I didn't apply the Prodiamine 65 wdg (I bought for the 1st time ever) when we had rain last week...of course :roll:
why?
because I was waiting for the darn ground to warm up.... :banghead:
sheesh.....
On a positive note...
the lawn is greening up nicely.
I am in the same boat! Looks like I’ll be doing a lot of watering... in April?!

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by fun4me2 » April 5th, 2021, 5:45 pm

umbo514 wrote:
April 5th, 2021, 5:34 pm
fun4me2 wrote:
April 5th, 2021, 5:31 pm
so......... it looks like the forsythia's are going to pop this week in my neck of the woods.
of course no rain in sight (sigh)
I didn't apply the Prodiamine 65 wdg (I bought for the 1st time ever) when we had rain last week...of course :roll:
why?
because I was waiting for the darn ground to warm up.... :banghead:
sheesh.....
On a positive note...
the lawn is greening up nicely.
I am in the same boat! Looks like I’ll be doing a lot of watering... in April?!
Looking over my notes from several years, I have applied Halts as late as mid April.
I'm hoping for rain by then. If not, I will have to bring out the hoses.
My location usually goes into water restrictions every year.
If we don't get any rain, it may go into effect sooner.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by falcon » April 7th, 2021, 7:39 am

In Reading, MA, I have a few buds that opened up this weekend. I put down Dimension yesterday. Unfortunately, there are a handful of weeds that had already come through, so I hand pulled those before I put down the pre-M. I also dug up nearly 100 wild onion and wild garlic bulbs.

I should have taken pictures (stupid), but I would be curious to know what might have already come in. It wasn't grassy weeds...it is very likely it could have been some volunteer flowers from that last owner.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by fun4me2 » April 8th, 2021, 2:31 pm

Forsythia bloomed today here in the Pioneer Valley! :yahoo:

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by Irisbergamot » April 10th, 2021, 7:32 pm

1 hour north of Toronto Canada.... the igloos have melted and the forsythia has bloomed.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by spectrum1c » April 12th, 2021, 10:30 am

Forsythia bloomed this past weekend in Cape Cod MA :)

Put down Dithiopyr and now hoping for rain

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by northeastlawn » April 12th, 2021, 1:12 pm

[quote=spectrum1c post_id=346334 time=1618237817 user_id=8979]
Forsythia bloomed this past weekend in Cape Cod MA :)

Put down Dithiopyr and now hoping for rain
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Good chance of rain for the cape later this week.

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by gwlbe » April 21st, 2021, 9:17 am

Bloomed here in Bangor, ME

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Re: Where is the Forsythia Line?

Post by ken-n-nancy » April 21st, 2021, 5:08 pm

gwlbe wrote:
April 21st, 2021, 9:17 am
Bloomed here in Bangor, ME
Nice! Didn't know we had a member here from Bangor! We help Nancy's mom maintain her lawn in Lincoln, Maine, about 40 minutes north of you... We haven't applied pre-emergent there yet...

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