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Rain Barrels make watering easy and economical
An inexpensive way to conserve water. Read article
Zinnias
It’s easy to grow these bright, vibrant annual flowers in any sunny spot. Watch Video
Gardening With Pets
Make the pet-in-the-garden experience even more special! Read article
Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
NEW for 2012! The most nutritious and delicious vegetables, each “best-in-class” for taste and nutritional oomph. Watch Video
A gardener’s workbench
Every gardener needs a place where gardening projects can be marshaled. Read article
Holiday Gifts for Gardeners
Shopping for the gardener on your list is easy! Read article
Burpee Self-Watering Seed Starting Kits
These self-watering kits come in a variety of sizes and have everything you need to start seeds like a pro. Watch Video
Organic Gardening Basics
Organic gardening means growing using all natural methods. We explain the basics to get you started. Watch Video

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • Of all the summer crops, with the possible exception of okra, eggplant is the most finicky when it comes to temperature. The plants simply refuse to tolerate cool weather. Plants set out too early grow slowly, can be stunted, and usually produce smaller yields. If you really want eggplant to thrive, don't be in a hurry to get them in the ground. Wait until about a month after your last spring frost, preferably until overnight temperatures stay in the 60s. Generally, the later you wait the better the production.