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Spring 2014 Photo Contest Winners

Our Spring Photo contest was so hard to judge this year! We truly enjoyed becoming spectators in each of your gardens and appreciate you taking the time to submit your photos. Click through to find our winning photos and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Don’t worry — Our next Photo Contest is not too far away!

June 2, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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Top 5 Gardening Questions Answered

Our customer service team receives hundreds of calls each day from gardeners across the country. We asked them to put together their 5 most common questions for us to answer. See what they are and the answers in our blog.

May 1, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · 10 Comments
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Turn your Winter Blues into Spring Blues!

There is no better way to cure the ‘winter blues’ than starting to plan your spring planting! Although some claim that there can never be a true “blue” flower, gardeners and growers have worked to come as close to blue as the human eye can tell…

January 17, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber… What’s the Difference?

Throughout the years, the term “bulb” has come to describe any type of root form that is planted in the ground to produce a plant. However, only a few of these plants are truly “bulbs.” There are four different types: rhizomes, corms, tubers and bulbs. We’ll get the bottom of this misunderstanding and explain exactly what the true difference is between these four terms.

January 9, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Join us to Learn About Summer Maintenance

We hope you’ll be able to join our garden experts next Thursday, July 18h at 6 PM EST for a webinar about summer maintenance of your garden. We’ll talk about maintaining your Perennial, Bulb, Vegetable and Wildflower beds as well as be answering your questions live! Please click here to register and attend the event.

July 10, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Webinar Event Schedule Through the Fall Season

We’re excited to be hosting a variety of webinars throughout the summer and fall months. Below is a schedule of what you can expect and please visit our webinar page to sign up for the most recent webinar in advance. You can also go directly to this page on the day of the event to watch – Pre-registration is not necessary. To watch videos of our past webinars, please visit our YouTube page.

July 5, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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2011 Spring Photo Contest Winners

We had hundreds of entries in our Spring Photo Contest this year and are excited to announce our winners! Our Grand Prize Winner is Kristi S. from Minnesota. She had this to say about her winning photo: “I love going out into my gardens and seeing what wildlife that the flowers bring. All the different [...]

September 24, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Saffron Crocus: Delightful and delicious!

As someone who loves to cook, I found myself gazing longingly at the wonderful Saffron recipes that I would love to make but couldn’t because Saffron was just too expensive! I never knew, until my time at American Meadows, that growing Saffron is an easy and affordable solution to this problem. Besides harvesting the threads [...]

September 15, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · 2 Comments
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