Sunday, October 5, 2014

American Meadows $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway
Just when we got a winner to my last $50 gift certificate giveaway, here's another! This time it's to American Meadows, a company I've done business with in the past, and I just placed another order with them. They're located in Vermont and they've been around since 1981.

Here's what I ordered:

Red Spider Lily (Lycoris radiata) - 5 bulbs

I've always loved these but never thought we could grow them up north here in Ohio. Not so, I recently found out! So when I saw that American Meadows had them, I decided to give them a try this fall. They're a late summer bloomer and they're RED! You know how I love red...

Photo: American Meadows


Amaryllis 'Lagoon' (Hippeastrum) - 1 bulb

I didn't need another amaryllis bulb - I've got a couple dozen different ones already. They're growing outside at the moment, but I need to dig them up, cut the foliage, and store them in my cool basement for about six weeks and then I'll pot them up again so I'll have some blooms this winter. Several of them bloomed outside this summer, which isn't common here in the north, but it happens now and then.

I ordered this one because I love its unique strawberry color. (Like I need an excuse???)
Photo: American Meadows


Now here's where the fun comes in for YOU. American Meadows gave me a $50 gift certificate code to give away to one lucky reader.  

To enter, just leave a comment on this blog post, telling me one thing you'd order from them if you win. Be sure to also fill out the Rafflecopter form, so that I'll have contact information should you be the winner.

The giveaway ends at midnight EDT, Sunday, October 12, 2014.


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American Meadows provided me with a $50 gift certificate which I used as partial payment for my order. They also provided me with a $50 gift certificate to give away to one reader.


Carla S said...

I would get allium bulbs- globe master, paperwhite plastic pot kit, and pink hyacinth in glass vase.

Neva Leigh said...

I would buy the Oriental Lily ' Mona Lisa" from American Meadows.

tami said...

I love the black pearl amaryllis

Lona said...

What a great gift! We gardeners are always wanting more flowers. :) I have ordered from them too and I am a Lily fan but with a gift certificate amaryllis would be nice for the winter to perk ones spirits.

Donna@Gardens Eye View said...

Wonderful giveaway. I usually order amaryllis bulbs from American Meadows soon so that is what I would order now. I haven't decided on which one I want yet so I would love to win one.

And I love their woodland wildflowers. In the past I have bought meadow seed, perennials, ferns, shrubs, vines from this company and love them all.

Unknown said...

I would purchase a variety of vegetable seeds for my garden.

Unknown said...

i would order Echinaceas ie,the purple coneflowers are beautiful!

MaryLou Smith said...

I love the amaryllis. I had one but it died. Do you have any hints on keeping the for the next year?

Jenny said...

Can you have too many daffodils? they carry some varieties I don't have but would love to grow.

♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said...

I would order some Asiatic Lily Bulbs Gran Paradiso and some Yellow Crookneck Squash Seeds
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Bev said...

My mom loved tulips ! My son lives in an older home that has been sectioned off into apartments and his landlord lets him plant along side the house and in the front. This year he rescued several hostas and yuccas and replanted them in the flower beds. I'd love to get the Wildflower Tulip Bulb Mix for him to add color in the spring : D Great Giveaway - Thank you !

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Sallysmom said...

I would order some amaryllis. I love to grow them indoors in winter.

ET Pruitt said...

I would get vegetable and herb seeds.

Lauren H said...


Unknown said...

I would order some colorful tulips!

Unknown said...

ONE thing, Kylee?! You know I'm bulb obsessed! I think I'd need some asiatic lilies, because you've always said they do well for you in shade. (I've got to order my bulbs. I'm behind!) Happy planting! :-)

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