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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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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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Our Amazing Amaryllis

Those who purchase our Amaryllis bulbs are some of our most loyal customers. Our bulbs are not only guaranteed to grow, are jumbo-sized and some of highest-quality available, but produce magnificent blooms on multiple shoots. We could gush on and on about our Amaryllis but will let our customer’s photos and reviews tell the story for us. Enjoy!

September 10, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Our Favorite Garden Stories from the Year

One of our favorite aspects of working with gardeners all across the country is hearing their success stories and getting the opportunity to glimpse into their gardens. Each year we interact with tens of thousands of happy customers and collect their letters, testimonials, and garden stories from their experiences with American Meadows.

December 1, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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Out of the Cold: Gardening Indoors this Winter

For those of us retreating into our homes this winter, watching the snow fall from inside, there comes a certain longing for the relaxation and satisfaction of getting our hands dirty in the garden. Gardening in a zone four, there is really no chance of me getting outside to my garden until mid May. So, I improvise!

November 29, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Our Favorite Flowers

We are often asked by customers, “What is your favorite flower?” Usually unable to answer on the spot as there are just too many to choose from, we have decided to take the time to give everyone on our team the chance to answer this question once and for all.

November 15, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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The stunning, show-stoppers of winter: Amaryllis

The wonderfully bright, long-lasting blooms that Amaryllis produce are undoubtedly one of the most joyous parts of the winter months. It is a wonderful experience, for both the novice or expert gardener, to see Amaryllis grow and bloom in just a few short weeks.

November 5, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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How to Plant Amaryllis Bulbs

Everyone loves amaryllis, and if you’ve grown them, you know how quickly and beautifully they bloom, almost like magic. Best of all, growing them takes no gardening experience, and that’s why they’re so popular in Gift Kits for the holidays. Even if you’ve never planted a seed or grown a bulb, you can be an [...]

October 14, 2010 · Suzanne DeJohn · 3 Comments
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Not your ordinary Amaryllis.

Here are just some of the Amaryllis Hybrids we have on the site for this fall and winter.   Of course, we have the classic reds, whites, and pinks in bulbs alone or complete kits, but how about some of these new ones!  (There are 40 choices this year, including paperwhites and hyacinths–the photos just show a few–some singles, some  doubles.) [...]

October 6, 2009 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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Spectacular New Fall Bulbs this year.

Of course, we still have all the classics and then some.  But just look at what’s new for fall planting!  (They’re all at 35% Off right now, so get your order in before the discount drops.)  An incredible new tulip called “Bleu Aimable” and a mix called “Red Hot” are my favorites of scores of [...]

June 17, 2009 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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