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Archive for the ‘Gardening in the Winter’ Category

Why We Garden

We have a variety of gardening experience in our team here at American Meadows, ranging from beginner gardeners all the way to Master Gardeners and those who have their own farms. We were curious why they are all so passionate about gardening and asked, "Why do you garden?" Their answers are below and you can fill out the form at the bottom of the blog to tell us why you garden!

April 1, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Gardening Tips from our Fans

We recently asked our 95,000+ Facebook Fans what their best gardening tip was. With over 200 responses, we chose a few of our favorites to highlight in our blog. What’s better than gardeners helping other gardeners? We hope you enjoy and learn something new!

March 28, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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How to Force Bulbs Indoors for Early Blooms

If you love the colorful blooms of Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths but can’t wait until spring, try forcing bulbs indoors for earlier flowers. The process is fairly simple and fun — A great activity to do with children.

November 6, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Amaryllis: How to Get Holiday Blooms

We are frequently asked: "What can I do to ensure my amaryllis are in bloom for the holidays?" Amaryllis are one of the easiest bulbs to grow (no green thumb required) and will bloom 6 to 10 weeks after planting. If you want to ensure blooms for the holidays, below are a few things you can do.

September 30, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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Favorite Photos from our Spring Photo Contest

We received hundreds of stunning photos from gardeners across the country. Even though we could only pick a few winners, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite photos that were submitted. We hope you enjoy!

June 26, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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Spring 2013 Photo Contest Winners

This year it was so difficult to choose our photo contest winners, we decided to go with five! Read our blog to view the stunning photos that won our contest this season.

June 5, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Garden Inspiration II

In anticipation of spring, we have put together a gallery of our favorite gardening quotes and customer images. Enjoy!

February 27, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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A Winter Beauty: The Lenten Rose

Few evergreen plants bring such color and unique blooms to the garden as the Lenten Rose. Also known by its common name Helleborus, the colorful, rose-like flowers illuminate the garden when it seems almost impossible – In the late winter months!

January 15, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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Looking Back at 2012 – Thank You

A letter of reflection and thanks from Mike, Ethan, and the team at American Meadows.

December 27, 2012 · Ethan Platt · One Comment
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Pot up Fresh Herbs for Cooking this Winter!

So the season is coming to an end and you’ve gotten use to having fresh vegetables and herbs on hand for cooking… But what if you can have a variety of these herbs on-hand year round to brighten up the flavor palette of your standard winter meals? You CAN and it’s Easy!

December 12, 2012 · Brian LeDuc · Comments Closed
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