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Practically Indestructible Plants

Let’s face it: As much as we all try our hardest in the garden, some of us – and our growing conditions – 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!

August 25, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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5 Reasons to Plant Lilies

Read this blog for five fabulous reasons to plant Lilies this season!

February 15, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · One Comment
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Cut Away!

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 can’t seem to have enough fresh flowers should consider planting a cut flower garden – It makes cutting blooms guilt-free!

March 27, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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All About Lilies

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 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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To a gardener Labor Day isn’t the last day of summer.

It’s the first day of  Spring! Nice cool days. Beautiful leaves.  To a gardener, it’s always the golden opportunity to begin planning an even better season next year.  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.  Yes, fall [...]

September 5, 2009 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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Our exclusive bulbs from the Biltmore Estate

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.  Called “The World’s Largest Home”, Biltmore House is the creation of the George Washington Vanderbilt family in

February 2, 2009 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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The new Lilies for spring

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.”  It brings a whole new color to orientals which have always been mostly red, pink and white.  On the site this year, we have more lilies than ever, [...]

January 19, 2008 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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Gardening Quiz: Who was Chinese Wilson?

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 [...]

January 4, 2005 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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