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Archive for the ‘Wildflowers’ Category

Wildflower Aftercare: To Mow (Or Not To Mow) At The End Of The Season

If possible, leave your wildflowers up through the winter to help feed the birds. We think it’s beautiful, too! To mow or not to mow? This is a question we’re asked daily by wildflower gardeners throughout the country. And the answer really isn’t that straightforward; it depends on your preference and the wildflowers. Personally, in […]

November 19, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · No Comments
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2015 Wildflower Photo Contest Winners

We had hundreds of spectacular, inspiring entries to our Wildflower Photo Contest this year. It was hard to pick four winners for each of our categories, which were Selfie, Close-up, Landscape, and Miscellaneous. We hope you enjoy the winning photos as much as we do!

November 9, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · 4 Comments
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We Dig Wildflowers: An Employee Success Story

One of our long-time employees, Erin, is always open to letting us experiment and plant on her property. This spring, the Seed Man prepped a 4,000 square ft. area in her meadow to plant a variety of wildflowers, including our Northeast Mix, Black Eyed Susans, Zinnias, Cosmos and more.

October 30, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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A Cottage Cutting Garden In Southern Vermont

This season, a gardener in Southern Vermont decided to nix her usually-large vegetable garden. In its place, she planted a variety of annuals in the early spring to cut for her daughter’s late August wedding.

September 24, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Summer 2015 Photo Contest Winners

See the winning photos from our Summer 2015 Photo Contest.

September 10, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Ten Of Our Favorite Plant Combinations

With fall planting right around the corner, we’re planning and scheming up new combinations to add to our gardens. To help you do the same, we’ve put together some of our favorite plant combinations that can be added to the garden this fall.

August 27, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Best Wildflowers For Attracting Monarchs To The Garden

Who doesn’t love a visit to the garden from a colorful Monarch? These creatures not only provide amusement for the gardener, but also offer essential pollination to the garden and ecosystem. We’ve put together the best wildflower varieties for attracting (and feeding) Monarchs in the garden all season long.

August 1, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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5 Reasons Why Fall Is The Best Time to Plant

Although spring is often thought of as the best time to plant, adding perennials, bulbs, wildflowers and shrubs to the garden in the fall gives plants a head start for their first season. We’ve put together our top five reasons why we love fall planting.

July 25, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Customer Garden Highlight: Low-Maintenance Wildflowers And Perennials In Vermont

One of our customers in Williston, Vermont, plants wildflowers each season along with their multitude of perennial gardens that require “almost no work,” says homeowner Liz.

July 19, 2015 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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American Meadows Celebrates Fourth of July with Wildflowers

American Meadows owners Mike Lizotte (the Seed Man) and Ethan Platt (inside the truck) posing for the camera as everyone waits for the start of the parade. This year American Meadows celebrated the 4th of July by making our debut appearance in Williston’s Fourth of July Parade in Williston, Vermont. Everyone in the office pitched […]

July 10, 2015 · Heather Viani · 3 Comments
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