Mild weather has green thumbs springing to life
Blossoms already enliven forsythia and hellebores in Boston gardens, and buds even hint at spring in higher elevations. But isn’t it only February? By the calendar, the sky should be metal gray, not dessert blue. Rivers should be coated with ice, rather than beckoning boats during the winter that wasn’t. Consistently mild weather is winding the internal clocks of gardens and gardeners ahead a season.