Burpee Community - Frequently Asked Questions http://www.burpee.com/community/forums/frequently-asked-questions Burpee Community - Frequently Asked Questions en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Direct Sow vs. Indoor Sow]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/276/direct-sow-vs-indoor-sow What do the phrases "Direct Sow" and "Indoor" or "Indirect Sow" mean?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/276/direct-sow-vs-indoor-sow February 14, 2012
August 6, 2013 August 6, 2013 <![CDATA[cauliflower]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/690/cauliflower This is my 1st year of trying to grow cauliflower and it is not doing well. I started my plants early in the house and transplanted them out the end of May, the plants are huge, but there is no cauliflower growing from the center. What did I do wrong? I am sure that it is too late this season for much to happen, but would like to try them again next year if I can figure out the problem.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/690/cauliflower August 6, 2013
<![CDATA[Farmer's Market]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/687/farmer%27s-market Share with us...

What is so appealing about a Farmer's Market?  Why do you go there?



http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/687/farmer%27s-market August 5, 2013
<![CDATA[Fairs and Festivals]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/677/fairs-and-festivals It's fun to take some time out on weekend and make a trip to your local festival or fair.  Or if you don't have one close by, make it a road trip! 

What types of festivals does your town offer?  Have you ever participated in food fair before? 


Share below and tell us where you're from so we know where to find some great festivals to visit!

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/677/fairs-and-festivals July 29, 2013
<![CDATA[Mystery plants growing in my garden?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/663/mystery-plants-growing-in-my-garden I have two plants growing in my little garden that i have no idea what they could be. I do not remember planting these where they are growing but they are doing well so i want to leave them alone unless they need trellis or something more.

can anyone identify them?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/663/mystery-plants-growing-in-my-garden July 8, 2013
<![CDATA[Bad Bugs]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/639/bad-bugs WE WANT TO KNOW:

How do you handle the 'bad bugs' in your garden? 

Do you have a special technique you would like to share with the group?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/639/bad-bugs May 20, 2013
<![CDATA[Purple Flower]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/615/purple-flower Does anyone know what this purple flower or plant is?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/615/purple-flower April 11, 2013
<![CDATA[Plants that don't mind wet soil]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/611/plants-that-don%27t-mind-wet-soil "Rain Rain Go Away!"

Some areas of the country have a lot of rainfall come April.  And you sure don't want to plant anything that cannot survive in wet soil conditions.  

Here are a few suggestions of plants to try out so you do not have to wait around to enjoy your garden!




-Aronia Melanocarpa




http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/611/plants-that-don%27t-mind-wet-soil April 8, 2013
<![CDATA[WHY THE ASTRONOMICAL SHIPPING/HANDLING CHARGES?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges I just got my seed order yeserday,,after I placed it 11 days earlier.  I was charged $$8.95 for shipping & handling.  To send a seed order totaling 1/2 ounce (by my digital scale) less than 375 miles.  They could have put the order in a heavy duty first class envelope and sent it first class for less than fifty cents.  And it would have arrived in 2-3 days.  Why the high price for shipping?  I get NETFLIX DVD's in 2 days, 6-8 per month for $7.99, and they manage to make a good profit.  Plus I broke down the seed cost and they range from 5 cents to 23 cents PER SEED! For Zinnia and Tomato seeds.  What a rip off!  Sorry, but BYE, BYE BURPEE.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/556/why-the-astronomical-shipping-handling-charges February 22, 2013
<![CDATA[containing tomato plants]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/524/containing-tomato-plants Does anybody have any inexpensive ideas on how to keep tomato plants growing upright and off the ground without having to buy the cages?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/524/containing-tomato-plants February 10, 2013
<![CDATA[Annuals and Perennials]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/261/annuals-and-perennials What are "annuals" and "perennials"?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/261/annuals-and-perennials February 13, 2012
<![CDATA[Deadheading flowers]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/262/deadheading-flowers Which flowers need to be deadheaded and how often is this done?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/262/deadheading-flowers February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Fertilizer numbers]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/263/fertilizer-numbers What do the numbers on fertilizer mean, such as 5-3-4?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/263/fertilizer-numbers February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Thinning?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/264/thinning What does it mean to "thin your vegetables"?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/264/thinning February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Mini Tubers?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/265/mini-tubers What are mini tubers?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/265/mini-tubers February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[What are shade annuals?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/266/what-are-shade-annuals Which annuals grow well in the shade?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/266/what-are-shade-annuals February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Garlic?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/267/garlic Can I eat the garlic bulbs that are shipped from Burpee before planting them?  Or if any are leftover after I am done planting?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/267/garlic February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Bare Root?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/268/bare-root What is a bare root?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/268/bare-root February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[When do I grow vegetables?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/269/when-do-i-grow-vegetables When do I grow vegetables?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/269/when-do-i-grow-vegetables February 14, 2012
<![CDATA[Difference between Annuals and Perennials.]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/270/difference-between-annuals-and-perennials What is the difference between "Annuals" and "Perennials"?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/270/difference-between-annuals-and-perennials February 14, 2012