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Picking out the types and colors of summer blooming bulbs is the fun part! Keeping them happy and thriving is the hard part but it doesnâ€™t have to be. In fact, with a few easy tips, you can have beautiful summer blooming bulbs that last for an entire season.Â Fertilize When growing summer blooming bulbs […]
June 1, 2015
Â· Heather Viani Â· Comments Closed
Tags: bulbs, caladium, canna lilies, Care of Summer Bulbs, dahlias, gladiolus, lilies, Wildflower meadow how-to Â· Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos
Let’s face it: As much as we all try our hardest in the garden, some of us â€“ and our growing conditions â€“ are just not as good as others. The experts here at American Meadows wanted to come up with a comprehensive “practically indestructible” plant list for gardeners with challenging soil, water conditions, or anything else that may get in the way of growing prize-winning roses!
Read this blog for five fabulous reasons to plant Lilies this season!
One of the greatest rewards of a garden bursting in blooms is being able to cut a few of your favorites to bring inside for a gorgeous summer bouquet, or to give to a lucky friend. Those who canâ€™t seem to have enough fresh flowers should consider planting a cut flower garden â€“ It makes cutting blooms guilt-free!
March 27, 2012
Â· Amanda Shepard Â· Comments Closed
Tags: calla lilies, Cut Flowers, dahlias, Flower Arrangements, gladiolus, lilies, peonies, Pre-Planned Gardens Â· Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials, Wildflowers
Besides being wonderfully fragrant, lilies create a spectacular show in any garden. We love them because they are easy to grow, great for planting between existing growth, and are absolutely stunning as cut flowers in bouquets. We want to share more information regarding the different types of lilies – there are more than you think!
November 6, 2011
Â· Amanda Shepard Â· Comments Closed
Tags: fall planted bulbs, fall planting, flowers, lilies, planting fall and spring, tiger lily, turks cap lily Â· Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Fall, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials
It’s the first day ofÂ Spring! Nice cool days. Beautiful leaves.Â Â To a gardener, it’s alwaysÂ the golden opportunity to begin planning an even better season next year.Â From now on, we all have a few delicious weeks to put in seed and bulbs to create an almost automatic spectacle for next spring and summer.Â Yes, fall […]
For several years now, American Meadows has been chosen as the exclusive interet supplier for the special bulbs (spring and fall) chosen by the garden staff at No. Carolina’s world-famous Biltmore Estate.Â Called “The World’s Largest Home”, Biltmore House is the creation of the George Washington Vanderbilt family in
Every year, there are new ones–Orientals, Asiatics, and new crosses of the crosses. One of the most startling that’s new to me this year is “Salmon Star.”Â It brings a whole new color to orientals which have always been mostly red, pink and white.Â On the site this year, we have more lilies than ever, […]
His real name was E. H. Wilson, and he was one of the great “Plant Explorers” around the turn of the last century. Dr. Wilson was sent to the Orient to “discover” new plants, and sent back thousands of them to England, and then later to the US, since he worked for Boston’s Arnold Arboretum […]