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It’s Not Too Late for Wildflowers!

Can you believe the first day of summer is right around the corner? This is also the time of year when we get plenty of calls from customers wanting to know if they still have time to sow wildflowers. The simple answer is: yes! Whether you’re planning ahead with our All Perennial Mix or wanting to add some quick color with Annual Wildflowers to fill in bare spots, we can certainly help.

May 30, 2013 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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It’s Time to Sow Wildflowers!

For gardeners in the northern regions of the country, now is the time to sow your wildflowers! I garden in a zone 5 and just finished planting all of my fall bulbs. This weekend I am going to finish the process by sprinkling our All Annual Mixture on top of the bed.

November 11, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Everything you need to know about planting wildflowers in the fall

The Seed Man wrote a four-part series on how to plant wildflowers. From choosing the right time to plant, to preparing the soil and spreading the seed, he explains everything you need to know.

November 1, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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To mow or not to mow?

So it’s the middle of October and most of your flowers have faded and gone to seed. You’ve got lots of dried brown stalks and you’re not quite sure what to do. To mow or not to mow?

October 13, 2011 · Mike Lizotte · 2 Comments
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Fall Seeding Take 3

In part three of the Seed Man’s series on planting wildflowers he talks about the best way to pick seed that will succeed.

October 6, 2011 · Mike Lizotte · 2 Comments
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Fall Seeding Take #2!

So now that we know the best time to plant this fall, I would like to turn our attention to the preparation of an area for fall seeding.  Whether sowing in the fall or spring, the proper preparation is always important in determining success or failure of a wildflower planting. Better preparation = More Flowers! [...]

September 29, 2011 · Mike Lizotte · 13 Comments
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Plant Wildflowers for a Low-Maintenance Landscape

Slowly but surely, attitudes about lawns are changing and homeowners are considering alternatives to expansive lawns. Let’s face it, lawns are a hassle to maintain, especially if you aspire to a picture-perfect green carpet. There’s the weekly mowing, seasonal fertilizing and repeated weeding, not to mention the frequent watering, all of which require time — and money. There is an alternative!

January 20, 2011 · Suzanne DeJohn · 2 Comments
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Fall Wildflower Meadow Maintenance: Adding Seed

Now that we’ve mowed our meadow it’s time to start thinking about adding some seed. Maybe you’ve got an area that the grasses and weeds have crept in or we want to replenish some annual color that may or may not be back next year. Whenever we’re sowing or adding seed, we always want to [...]

November 11, 2010 · Suzanne DeJohn · 2 Comments
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Creating a Wildflower Habitat for Butterflies!

Last fall I received an e-mail from Roy Deboer, expressing his interest in a wildflower planting at his local church in New Jersey. One of their objectives was to create a habitat for attracting butterflies and there is no better way that with a wildflower meadow. Coincidentally, we sell a lot of seed to churches [...]

July 7, 2010 · Mike Lizotte · 2 Comments
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Anyone seen a Titleist in here?

I love this time of year as I begin to get calls and photos with updates on wildflower meadows around the country. Over the next few weeks, I thought I would share a few favorites that I’ll be updating throughout the season! About 10 years ago I received a call from Jeff Brown, owner of [...]

June 24, 2010 · Mike Lizotte · Comments Closed
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