Look what your neighbors in the Midwest 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!
Field turned into a Flower Jungle
Steve Reilly, a biology professor at Ohio University, decided an unused field on his property should be a flower meadow. The flowers grew so well, he calls it his "flower jungle" and shared cut flowers for months at work, at the library, and among all his friends. Everybody loved the flowers.
Wow. This lady has to be the national sunflower champ. Click to see 17 different sunflowers she planted and enjoyed, and that's just the beginning. Meet Nancy T. from Wisconsin, the sunflower queen!
Easy-Care Borders of Wildflowers in Michigan
Jim Coleman, a member in Mattawan, MI, has been working on his wildflower borders for a couple of years. His success is a great example of how they add so mcuh to a beautiful home.
First Year Bloom is Paradise for Pete, the Dog
Here's one of our favorite Member photos. Charles Kunz, a member in Michigan, sent us shots of first bloom with our Midwestern Mix. It shows that even Pete, Mr. Kunz's dog, loves the flowers.
Great Color from 2nd Year Flowers
Member Diana Edwards sent us beautiful photos of her wildflower plantings during the summer of their second year bloom. Perennials in full bloom create a blaze of color.
Illinois Acreage Abloom with Color
Larry Musil, out in northern Illinois, is a wildflower pro. He's been planting his acreage with wildflowers for over 20 years. Just take a look at the beautiful scenes he's created, ablaze with color, birds and butterflies.
Minnesota Hillside in Bloom
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Thompson of Winona, MN, have been planting our wildflower seeds for several years. They recently shared a nice note and some beautiful photos showing how they've landscaped their property.
Ohio Lake Property Bursts into Bloom!
Tom Jones, with a new lakefront property in Ohio, decided on a wildflower meadow. Here he is in the middle of the flowers, now a dedicated wild gardener!
Problem Roadside a Problem No More
Sometimes it's called a swale, sometimes, a parkway, but that strip of ground between the sidewalk and the street is what was the problem. Look how the Schaefers solved it--with traffic-stopping wildflowers.
Wildflowers and Wildlife at a New Home
When our members, the Suttons, built on beautiful land in rural Michigan, they wanted to preserve the “wild nature” of the place. Today, the Suttons, plus all the area wildlife, are enjoying the wildflower bloom.