In its narrower meaning it refers only to the employment of temperatures higher than outdoor ones normal for the season to excite the more or less rapid development of ... them is to grow them, not merely to force from them the stored results of previous growing periods. ... In like manner some shrubs, such as azaleas and hydrangeas, commonly are and many others can be flowered ahead of season.
|Title||:||The New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture|
|Author||:||Thomas H. Everett|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1981-01-01|