Return to the Tennessee Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
How long is your winter?

Posted by RyseRyse_2004 5 (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 15:56

I am in NW IL and we have a good 6 mos. of winter. We are hoping to move to TN within the year and I am wondering how far ahead of us you are?

Do you have leaves on the trees? What flowers, if any are in bloom right now? We are deciding on TN because although I will always want four seasons, we really hate the long winters here. We are both outdoors people.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: How long is your winter?

Many of our trees are, or already have, flowered. Many have started growing leaves, but few are fully leafed out.

Various deciduous magnolias were in bloom a few weeks ago. Redbuds are blooming big time right now. Many members of the Prunus genus have been in bloom for a while. We are right in the middle of dogwood season (with the Dogwood Arts Festival, here in Knoxville). Tons of other types of trees are blooming, but I think the ones I have listed are probably the more commonly noticed around here.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Tennessee Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here