Archive for August, 2012
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between wildflower seed from American Meadows and the big box stores? The Seed Man does some investigating and compares his results. Enjoy!
Each year we receive hundreds of gorgeous photo entries ranging from dahlias, gladiolus, and peonies to deep red, ripe tomatoes and wildflower meadows. This is the last week to enter your favorite photos from any type of garden to win a $100 gift certificate and bragging rights!
Our gardening experts have put together seven new, unique fall-planted collections that will thrive in almost any type of garden. We have combined the bright color of spring bulbs with hardy, elegant perennials to create interest all season long. We hope you enjoy!
This summer it seems as though much of our once green grass has turned brown. The good news is many grasses will go dormant in the late summer if not watered frequently enough. The not-so-good news is that there is a possibility your grass is dying and you may need to re-plant this coming fall. Below we highlight ways to determine whether your grass is dead or just dormant, as well as tips on caring for your grass in extreme heat.
Late summer is not only the best time to plant Bearded Iris for a jump start on spring growth, but also the time to care for your existing Iris by trimming old foliage back and, if mature enough, dividing and re-planting (or giving away to friends and neighbors)! Here are a few tips on planting and care to get you busy in the garden!
The crisp green stems of daffodils, early tulips, and other spring-bloomers popping up in the early spring are one of the most uplifting, cheerful sights to many gardeners. This year, add more excitement to your spring garden with new varieties!
Our famous Hibiscus is at it again! Last week the huge, scarlet blooms opened up and reminded us that patience is one of the most important aspects of gardening. We hope you enjoy the updated picture and reminder to “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
Williston, VT â€“ (August 13, 2012) American Meadows today announced the launch of a new line of seed racks for retailers. A leader in the gardening industry, American Meadows has been supplying gardeners across the country with the highest quality seed products for over 30 years. â€œOur programs are designed to help maximize sell-through and [...]