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Seed Storage Do’s and Don’ts

A common question we often get is, "Can I store excess seed for next season’s use and if so, how?" Seed storage is not only a great way to save money (it’s cheaper to buy in bulk), but is extremely easy to do!

December 4, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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The Year of the Echinacea

Each year, the National Garden Bureau chooses a perennial to feature as their "Perennial of the Year." They recently announced that 2014 is the "Year of the Echinacea." We are thrilled because Echinacea is one of our favorite perennials and we carry over 20 varieties as seeds and plants.

December 1, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Fall Cleanup!

Now that we’re into November, it’s extremely important (if you haven’t already) to prepare your garden for the winter months. This doesn’t need to be a weekend-long affair, simply follow a few easy steps and your garden will be ready to hibernate (along with you) for the winter and come back next spring stronger than ever!

November 11, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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Fun Facts about our Wildflowers!

Did you know that we’re the unofficial Wildflower Seed supplier to the stars? We’ve sold our Wildflowers to Kristy Alley, Ashley Judd and Sheryl Crow just to name a few. Click to learn more fun facts about our Wildflowers!

October 31, 2013 · Mike Lizotte · 4 Comments
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Common Question Answered: When to Plant Wildflowers in the Fall

One of the most common questions we receive each fall is, "When should I plant Wildflowers?" We’ve compiled our large selection of blogs, articles, and videos to help answer this question for all of you. Enjoy!

October 25, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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New Collections: Customer Combinations

We’re excited to have taken several of our favorite customer combinations and created collections based off of them, making it easy for you to get their look in your garden! All of these collections are extremely easy to grow and can be planted in the fall for spring blooms. We hope you enjoy!

October 17, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Finally Getting this Garden Right!

I live in a small city and am fortunate enough to have a yard and garden (albeit small) to tend to. There is one bed in the back part of my yard that is always changing and evolving with each season, that I’m never quite satisfied with. This season, that’s all going to change!

October 10, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 3 Comments
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Favorites from our Summer Photo Contest

Although these photo submissions did not win our 2013 Summer Photo Contest, we wanted to share their beauty with you anyway. Enjoy!

September 26, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Beauty on the Golf Course

As proud members of the Golf Course Superintendents Association (GCSAA) we’ve been supplying golf courses around the country with our proven wildflower seeds for years. We’ve worked on thousands of projects, from adding color to tee box areas, to helping cut down on mowing expenses by installing wildflowers across the course. We have the solutions!

September 19, 2013 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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Update: Beautifying a City Corner with Wildflowers

This spring, I planted our Northeast Wildflower Seed Mix in the greenspace of my city corner. It has been one of my most rewarding plantings — Not only have I had the delight of finding new varieties in bloom each week, but it’s amazing to see (literally) every child squeal with delight walking by, picking their own souvenir.

September 16, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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