Stack Quoted in Press Herald Maine Gardener Column

Lois Berg Stack, an ornamental horticulture specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, was interviewed for the latest column in the Portland Press Herald’s Maine Gardener series. The column, “Sure, grow your own flowers for nuptials, but have a Plan B,” included advice from Stack and other gardening experts. “Plants are going to do what they are going to do,” Stack said. She suggested couples grow more flowers than they need in three sets at different times — “one for the date, one a little behind and one a little ahead.” She also warned growing flowers may not save money because investing in the extra flowers will probably be more expensive than buying the exact number of blooms needed.