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Weather delaying spring flowers

Posted at 10:18 PM, Apr 21, 2018

This delay on spring weather is not only upsetting for people but, its had an impact on plants as well.

People say they are hoping for sunshine next week, then maybe some flowers will finally bloom.

Some spent the weekend picking out flowers they say they'll start planting within the next few weeks.

"Wouldn't that be pretty on your patio?"

Julie Nohrenberg spent the day at Mulhall's trying find inspiration for her lawn this Spring.

"That's beautiful, I love that hot pink," said Julie Nohrenberg.

Norenberg says she's had a green thumb for years, and is not shocked by this year's weather.

It's not the first time, I remember seeing snow on top of my tulips," said Nohrenberg.

Setting her flowers back a few weeks.

"It's kind of discouraging,  I see my daffodils came up and not even start to bloom yet, and things that should have bloomed a few weeks ago, not even butted out yet," said Nohrenberg.

Despite the delayed Spring, Mulhall's says customers are here.

"Even with the gloomy weather we've been having, the long winter, we have actually been seeing quite amount of traffic in the greenhouse," said Sarah Vanek.

Vanek says the anticipation of sunshine is still bringing in the customers. 

"A lot of people are starting to shop for them now, some people like to get theirs early, keep them in the garage our house until it starts to warm up," said Vanek.

Buying up the popular flowers, which are good to plant now.

"All these pansies, they like the cool weather, they don't like when it's hot and sticky," said Nohrenberg.

When it comes to planting, Norehberg says it's all about patience.

"We just have to deal with it, it's coming," said Nohrenberg.