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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

  • Homegrown carrots are usually sweeter and juicier than those sold at the grocery store. But straight out of the ground, they lack the nutrition of the store-bought product. It takes two weeks of chilling for carrots to develop their maximum vitamin C content. So harvest carrots at their peak and refrigerate them for 14 days before eating. Cut off tops (they draw moisture out of the carrot), and store in zipper-type plastic bags to retain crunch and flavor. For long-term storage, layer carrots and damp sand in boxes and store in a dark, cool area such as a basement.