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Plant Now for Summer Blooms

In most areas, there is still plenty of time to plant Annual Wildflowers and Bulbs for gorgeous blooms this summer.  See an empty spot in the garden or want to fill a couple of lonely planters? We have hundreds of varieties to choose from in a true rainbow of colors.

May 21, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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It’s Time to Sow Wildflowers!

For gardeners in the northern regions of the country, now is the time to sow your wildflowers! I garden in a zone 5 and just finished planting all of my fall bulbs. This weekend I am going to finish the process by sprinkling our All Annual Mixture on top of the bed.

November 11, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Introducing our new pre-planned specialty gardens and ever-blooming collections

Each year we get dozens of calls from gardeners who are either looking for quick and easy pre-planned gardens or specialty collections for specific needs. Our gardening experts have designed eight different collections that will provide a unique purpose for each garden.

October 6, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Fall Seeding Take 3

In part three of the Seed Man’s series on planting wildflowers he talks about the best way to pick seed that will succeed.

October 6, 2011 · Mike Lizotte · 2 Comments
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Fall Wildflower Meadow Maintenance: Adding Seed

Now that we’ve mowed our meadow it’s time to start thinking about adding some seed. Maybe you’ve got an area that the grasses and weeds have crept in or we want to replenish some annual color that may or may not be back next year. Whenever we’re sowing or adding seed, we always want to [...]

November 11, 2010 · Suzanne DeJohn · 2 Comments
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Creating a Wildflower Habitat for Butterflies!

Last fall I received an e-mail from Roy Deboer, expressing his interest in a wildflower planting at his local church in New Jersey. One of their objectives was to create a habitat for attracting butterflies and there is no better way that with a wildflower meadow. Coincidentally, we sell a lot of seed to churches [...]

July 7, 2010 · Mike Lizotte · 2 Comments
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Anyone seen a Titleist in here?

I love this time of year as I begin to get calls and photos with updates on wildflower meadows around the country. Over the next few weeks, I thought I would share a few favorites that I’ll be updating throughout the season! About 10 years ago I received a call from Jeff Brown, owner of [...]

June 24, 2010 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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We all like a little instant gratification once in a while!

When it comes to gardening and wildflowers, patience is our friend.  We’re also always looking for low maintenance, hardy plants that will come back season after season and last for the next 10 years.  Most would classify these as perennials.  What we usually forget is that from seed, perennials need to winter over after germinating [...]

June 3, 2010 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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