They’re here! Garden-ready plants from Burpee are at your doorstep and you’re excited to continue growing them in your yard this season. Before planting outdoors, follow these five steps:
Open the box! Remove plants from the packaging – including clamshells – and give them care as soon as possible. (All Burpee packaging can be recycled!)
Look for our handy Garden Guides inside. The guides will tell you how to grow your plants.
Check for loose soil. If you find any, simply identify which plant the soil came from and return it to the correct container. If any plants fell out of their container during shipping, just pop them back in.
Time for a good watering! Apply enough so that some water comes out of the bottom of the pot.
Harden off plants for a week before planting, and make sure to keep them covered or bring indoors if any frost or cold weather is predicted. Here’s what to do: