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Burpee Encourages the Nation to Celebrate Green Autumn

Sep/16/2011


Burpee Encourages the Nation to Celebrate Green Autumn


A Second Season for Growing, Grilling & Outdoor Fun


 September 2011- Warminster, PA - According to George Ball, chairman and CEO of national garden company, Burpee, the season for gardening and enjoying the outdoors is far from over.


“The looming autumnal equinox represents the start of a second season for gardening,” says Ball. “Forget about putting your garden to bed. Now is the time for gardening, grilling and entertaining outdoors. It’s time to celebrate Green Autumn.”


Want to know how you can celebrate Green Autumn at home this season? Consider these outdoor décor and entertaining ideas from the staff at Burpee.


Throw an outdoor festivity with Green Autumn style.


Fall’s cool, comfortable weather is just right for hosting an outdoor party or barbeque. Why not host a “Garden-Gating” party? “Garden-Gating” is Burpee’s new twist on a traditional tailgate that takes the pre-game party from the parking lot to your own backyard. What makes “Garden-Gating” most unique is the thoughtful decoration of your patio or deck, clever fall planter arrangements and healthy, delicious garden-fresh recipes.


Create a gorgeous Green Autumn Potager.


There are plenty of cool-weather crops that thrive in autumn weather. Explore quick-maturing fall vegetable varieties online at Burpee.com and don’t forget to include cold-tolerant annual-like pansies for a gorgeous autumn potager.


Give your house a Green Autumn front door welcome.


Think outside the mum to create gorgeous fall planters with cold-friendly annuals, perennials and grasses. Learn more about great annuals for fall on Burpee.com.


For more information on fall gardening, please visit www.burpee.com. Learn how to plant lettuce, a popular and easy to grow fall crop, here.

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