September 29, 2022

The Old Farmer’s Almanac says the final spring frost in Bangor is ordinarily close to Could 9. That day is swiftly approaching, and with it comes each gardener’s favorite time of year: planting year.

Although numerous gardeners have the competencies and tolerance to start out issues from seed, not everyone has these horticultural savvy. That usually means that in the coming weeks, men and women will flock to regional greenhouses and nurseries to acquire loads of bouquets for beds, containers and window packing containers — a shopping tour that can double as a variety of floral treatment after a prolonged cold winter season. Stepping into a heat, humid, brilliantly coloured greenhouse is like getting an instantaneous holiday vacation.

In which do you go to buy flowers in the larger Bangor area? If you are not sure or want to check out someplace new, here’s a checklist of sites to test out this year, all with their own specialties and exclusive qualities.