Beat the winter blues with one of the gardener’s most-loved autumn rituals—forcing. As you put the garden to bed, think about potting up your favorite bulbs. I’ll tell you which bulbs (and branches) make good specimens for forcing, and why. Then I’ll get into the nitty-gritty of planting and tricking your tulips, daffodils and more to bloom in winter! Once you know the tricks of the trade, you be a seasoned forcer, and your winter blues will be replaced with rich colors and heavenly scents.