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In this archived broadcast from June 10, 1988, John Weeks talks about how in the beginning of the summer the calico fields start to blossom. Weeks talks in detail about the origin of calico fields. He talks about the various contrasting colors in spring and summer. He talks about the different flowers that blossom throughout the season as well. 

Weeks remembers his first encounter with the fall crocus. He talks about how light wavelength effects plant growth and touches on photoperiodism as it relates to the blooming of various plants.