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Childhood obesity is now the nation's disease—an ailment crippling the body politic.  Help fight this disease by gardening with your children and encouraging them to eat healthier.
A community garden near White Rock Lake created with neighborhood schoolchildren in mind has helped inspire Burpee to start an awards program supporting similar vegetable plots all over the United States.

Tomato lovers debate:  Heirlooms vs. hybrids.  Hybrid tomatoes are traditionally more resistant to blights, but tomato "snobs" say heirlooms taste better. Is that changing?

Heirloom tomatoes, like Ol' Man River, just keep rolling along. It doesn't seem to matter that their yields are often less than those of modern varieties, or that some have less disease resistance.
Jun/02/2010  -  Brandywine nostalgia - ( Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Blog )
Fort Wayne garden writer talks about her Brandywine nostalgia.
Burpee’s Chairman and CEO talks about the forces that are driving interest in home gardening.
The Philadelphia Daily News explains how veggie gardening can save you money and highlights local vegetable gardeners.
Garden writer Kym Pokorny talks about cool new garden varieties on the market for 2010.

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