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August Planting & Care

August is not only a month filled with gorgeous summer-bloomers, but also the perfect time to plant Bearded Iris and Fall-Flowering Crocus. It’s also a great chance to care for your existing Irises by trimming old foliage back and, if mature enough, dividing and re-planting. Below are a few tips on August planting and care to get you busy in the garden!

August 20, 2013 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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“Enormous, Beautiful Blooms – A Must Have!”

Who doesn’t love rave reviews? Below are a handful of our favorite 5 Star Customer Reviews of fall-planted bulbs, along with the pictures they sent in of their blooms. Enjoy!

June 26, 2012 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Gardening in August

Although August can bring the last few weeks of sunshine and warmth for some of us, it is also a crucial planting month for gardeners across the country. August is one of the best times to plant Bearded Iris to establish them before the colder months and bloom that coming spring. August is also the time to plant Fall-Flowering Crocus for gorgeous, late color in your garden when most other plants have faded.

June 4, 2012 · 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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