March 1 to March 31
Discover what you should be doing right now. Our experts share gardening advice, techniques, news, and ideas to make your garden the best ever.
Here's what's happening in your gardening region:
- Days are getting longer and the sun is getting stronger. Despite the fact that we may still be getting winter storms, we’re tuning in to spring. Snow is melting and if we look carefully, we see buds starting to swell on trees. Nature is rousing and starting a new season. Gardeners are ready to put their hands in the dirt!
Start seeds indoor
It’s time to start long-maturing seeds but days are not long enough to start seeds on the windowsill. Without enough light, seedlings elongate, grow spindly and sometimes never recover. For optimal results, experienced gardeners start seeds indoors under lights.
Invest in the right tools and supplies for seed-starting success
Invest in the right tools and supplies to get seeds off to a great start. You’ll be able to use these long-lasting supplies for years to come.
Onions are the new gourmet food
Start onions from seed now. Onions are considered one of the latest gourmet foods but many varieties can be hard to find in grocery stores. Expand your palette and grow your own.
You'll be amazed at how easy it is to grow onions
Onions are must-have vegetables for every garden. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to grow fresh onions.
Try "Burpee Exclusives" for something different
Burpee is known for developing fabulous, exclusive varieties of plants. Experienced gardeners order early to ensure they get the special selections on their lists. Try some of these new introductions sure to get attention: