Customer Success Stories and Photos: Midwest

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!

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers Five Kinds of Sunflowers Make a Spectacular Backdrop for a Big Event In northern Indiana, member Nan Swaidner decided to create a spectacular show of sunflowers for a special event. She planted a backdrop 200 feet long!

Midwestern Wildflowers Old Vegetable Patch is Now a Bright Garden of Bloom Our members Mark & Rene Stover decided an old area that had been a vegetable garden would be great for some added color. They worked with our seed for two seasons, and look at the results!

Midwestern Wildflowers Sunflower Sensation! 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!

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern Wildflowers 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!

Midwestern Wildflowers 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.

Midwestern 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.
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