Gallery: DIY: How to Trick Begonias into Blooming Early Using a Terrari...

The weather's been warming up here in New York, but we've still got a bit to go before we reach full spring bloom. If you've been yearning to get your gardening on ahead of the game, how about trying your hand at "forcing" begonias, or inducing them into blooming early? While it may seem like something that requires a serious green thumb, it's actually a snap using these handy and beautiful terrarium kits from Longfield Gardens. Read on for the DIY steps!

MATERIALS:

• Begonia tubers (make sure you use quality tubers that are firm and have no bruises) • Potting soil or a potting mix • Small pot, about 3-4″ in diameter • Terrarrium dome • Dish for the base

(All of these come as part of Longfield Gardens’ begonia terrarium kits)

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