Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions
This is our "Bible" for planting wildflowers in any region, any season. It's in plain English, and based on work with millions of wild gardeners all over No. America for 25 yrs.
How Much Seed Do I Need?
Here's simple, clear info on coverage. How to quickly estimate your area's size in sq. ft, and how to choose seed for a "meadow look" planting or one of solid wildflowers.
Top 20 FAQs About Wildflowers and Meadows
There are about 10 questions any new wild gardener always asks--for example, "When will I see bloom?", "How do I tell weeds from wildflowers?" Here are the answers.
Frost Date Chart
When will your annual flowers be killed by frost? When will your gardening season end? This chart tells it all by giving you cities coast to coast and their "first killing frost date." Just check out your nearby cities, and you'll know when to expect it will happen.
Top Perennial Plants For Wildflower Meadows
After seeding and tending wildflower meadows for over 20 years, we’ve learned a lot. Most of our work has been done in Vermont, but by working with wildgardeners from all over North America for over two decades, we also learned which plants do best in various areas.
Best Bulbs for Wildflower Gardeners
Here's how to expand your bloom season by up to two months using easy-to-grow, perennial bulbs. They're always available, and require absolutely no care. Be sure your wildflower garden includes the "other wildflowers"--wild tulips, wild daffodils, and wild lilies.
Late Fall and Winter Planting Times
We hear the question all the time: "What's the best time to plant wildflower seeds in fall, in my area?" This article answers the question and more. It also relates wildflower planting to fall bulb planting time--sometimes doing both at once can save a lot of work.
What's In Bloom Today
After your seed is planted, you'll have these questions. Here are the answers. For questions like "What's that blue one?" "When will the poppies bloom?" "How about the perennials?" All the answers are here, in simple plain talk.
Roses As Wildflowers
After you've enjoyed a wildflower garden for awhile, it always comes to mind: What about Wild Roses? Here are the facts about some of the world's most beautiful wildflowers.
How To Build A Woodland Wildflower Garden
Flowers in the shade?Here's how we created our woodland garden, and tips for yours. A success story with some of America's most treasured native wildflowers and ferns.