Garden Detective: rhododendron blooming in December a possibility
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DEAR JESSICA I am a regular reader of your column and monthly calendars in Newsday. I just finished my final fall cleanup of my backyard and found a blooming rhododendron. Is this normal in December, especially after Sandy and the nor'easter snow? I know this is late fall, and I've been on LI since I was a kid in the 1950s, but this is weird. -- Steve Korn, Merrick
DEAR STEVE Weird, indeed,...