Author Archives: Bernard Chodyla

About Bernard Chodyla

Bernard Chodyla provides technical support at GroLink for growers of Belgian mums, potted mums and poinsettias in the United States and Canada. He can be reached at

Online Only: Premature Budding on Garden Mums

Premature budding or early flowering of garden mums could be a major headache for many growers. Last season, I received numerous phone calls and eMails in regard to plants finishing short or flowering too early. Both are a result of premature budding that occurs when plants initiate flower buds prematurely due to stressful weather and