Customer Success Stories: Bulbs and Perennials

Look what your neighbors are doing! We've received great photos and stories from our members for over 25 years. You'll find our "Members' Meadows" archive packed with great ideas and how-to tips. Enjoy!

Fall Bulbs

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - Show-Stopper Amaryllis Member Christine Bednark writes that her American Meadows amaryllis just keeps blooming, amazing all who see it. Christine has done a great job with one of the very special double amaryllis varieties--"Blossom Peacock."

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - Holiday Treat, a champion Amaryllis. A member in NY State ordered an Amaryllis bulb, and expected the usual bloom for the holidays. She was thrilled to find that our new "Full House" variety gave her not one, not two, but three big blooming stalks.

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - How to Naturalize Daffodils Visit Prof. Wes Crawford's woodland garden of daffodils. Remembering a childhood scene, he's created a fantastic spring garden in the woods, showing how easy it is to plant daffodils in a natural setting.

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - I love my tulips! Karen Tabaka used tulips for landscaping at her new home in St. Louis. When spring came, she was thrilled at how beautifully they bloomed. She was creative in her planting, mixing colors and creating accent beds of color.

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - I now have a rainbow of Irises in my yard! Jack Scheper, creator of, one of the Internet’s leading gardening sites, writes about his Bearded Irises from American Meadows. Jack first grew irises when he was in First Grade. You'll love the story.

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - Memorial Garden for "Man's Best Friend" When Bruce Cartwright lost his wonderful dog, "Tyler", he planted bright tulips in Tyler's "favorite spot." This spring, they bloomed beautifully; Tyler would have loved it!

Fall Bulbs Member's Meadow - These Tulips are Gorgeous! That's what we heard from Member Kerry Litchfield who gardens in beautiful Duxbury, Vermont. At her home surrounded by forest, Darwin Hybrids grew big and beautiful.

Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs Member's Meadow - Maine Dahlias Against the magnificent backdrop of the Maine coast, Evelyn S. has had great success with our dahlias. Take a look at the beautiful dinnerplate blooms in one of America's most beautiful settings.

Spring Bulbs Member's Meadows - Better-Than-Ever Tuberous Begonias Member Diane Zimberoff has been growing begonias for years. When she needed a new supplier this spring, she found, and is thrilled with this year’s results.

Spring Bulbs Dazzling Dahlia Arrangements Member Susan Turk, out in Vallejo, CA, is a dahlia expert. She grows all kinds of dahlias for cutting, and just look at those magnificent arrangements!

Spring Bulbs My Favorite Dahlia Janine Dellinger is a member who loves dahlias. She also grows plenty of other bulbs and perennials, but this dahlia is “her favorite.” She writes that all her bulbs from American Meadows keep her gardens in beautiful bloom.

Spring Bulbs Member's Meadow - Red Flash Caladium Lights Up a Yard in Missouri Member William Semsrott likes caladiums, and he sent some photos to let us know our bulbs of “Red Flash” are well-named. Big, beautiful leaves plus a nice bloom as a bonus.

Spring Bulbs Member's Meadows - What Great Bulbs Longtime member, Betty Anne Butler, who gardens in Pensacola, FL, wrote to tell us how she loves our bulbs. She's planted everything from dahlias to daffodils, and this time sent photos of great glads and her latest amaryllis.
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