Gardening How To Articles

From beginner to master gardener there’s always something new and fun to discover about home gardening. Burpee’s articles and guides show you everything you need to know to grow a successful home garden.
All About Cosmos
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All About Marigolds

Marigolds are incredibly easy-going and reliable under a wide range of growing conditions. Once planted, marigolds grow rapidly with no fuss.

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All About Pansies

Recommended for beginning gardeners. Especially when purchased as bedding plants, pansies are very easy to grow and require only a minimum of care to provide a very long flowering season.

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Growing impatiens from seed

Impatiens are moderately difficult to grow from seed, but a little TLC will give satisfying results.

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Coleus: Colorful, Leafy and Luxurious
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Four O'clocks --Right On Time
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Using Summer Bulbs
Summery bulbs are showy and reliable performers that flourish when the heat is on.
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10 Excellent Summer Bulbs
10 excellent summer bulbs to add color to your home garden.
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Winter Sown Flowers
Winter Sown Flowers.
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Weaving Annuals Into the Garden
There’s Always a Place for Annuals.
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Fragrance in the Garden
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Moonlight Garden
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Geraniums
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Heirloom Flowers
Heirloom flowers still grace landscapes, from annuals to perennials, shrubs, vines, and bulbs.
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Marigold History
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Growing Impatiens as House Plants

With a little extra care, Impatiens listed by Burpee can be grown successfully as house plants throughout the year.

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Cut Flower Basics
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Flower Gardens

Ask a child to draw a garden, and he'll draw some flowers. Give a gardener no more space than a front stoop, and what will appear there is a flowerpot. For many, flowers are the definition of a garden.

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All About Zinnias

Zinnias are undemanding annuals that simply need full sun, warmth, and well-drained soil rich in organic matter.

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All About Sunflowers

Sunflowers grow best in locations with full sun. They are remarkably tough and will grow in any kind of soil as long as it is not waterlogged.

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Second Year Gardening

Did you grow your first vegetable garden last year? Was it all that you hoped for? Are you planning to try again this year?

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Bees, Glorious Bees
One of the most invaluable living things on the planet is less than one inch long and lives for only a few months – the busy little honeybee.
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Monet The Gardener
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Flower Prints
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