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Growing Zucchini
Zucchini are one of the most popular and easy to grow direct-sow vegetables. Watch Video
Creating your own mini meadow garden
Imagine the pleasures of having your own meadow. Read article
Gourmet Tailgate Recipe, Anyone? Try Burpee’s Playoff Pizza
Thinking about what to serve at your pre-game party this weekend?  For a no-hassle, gourmet crowd-pleaser, Burpee recommends its Playoff Pizza recipe.  Read article
Halloween Decorating: Finding the Perfect Pumpkin

It is pumpkin-picking season and whether you head to your garden or to the local pumpkin patch, Burpee’s gardening experts want to help you pick the perfect pumpkin.

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Giant Flowers
Take your flower bed to new heights. Read article
Monet The Gardener
A gardening masterpiece. Read article
Trial and Error- Never Give Up!
Helpful tips from gardeners. Read article
Organic Fertilizer
Increase the biological productiveness of your soil. Read article

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • If you plan to store winter squash and pumpkins for later use, go easy on applying nitrogen where they grow. And don’t heap on an extra shovelful of manure in late summer to increase fruit size. Too much nitrogen in the soil can reduce storability up to 75 percent. Allow squash and pumpkins to remain on the vine until leaves brown and stems wither. Cut off the vine, dry the harvest in the shade for a couple of days and finally wipe the fruits with a solution of household bleach and water. A half-cup of bleach mixed with a gallon of water will kill fungal spores that cause rot on fruit rinds. Store in a cool, dark place until ready to use.