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.
Burpee’s Mammoth Mums

Chrysanthemums (Mums) are the showcase of every fall garden.

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Growing and Cooking with Basil
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Coleus: Colorful, Leafy and Luxurious
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Four O'clocks --Right On Time
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Snow Blankets
Winter weather can be good for gardeners. Learn how a snow blankets can improve the condition of your perennial garden bed.
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Staking and Supports
Wrassling with a toppling six-foot-tall plant can be a struggle that is hard on gardeners as well as on blooms and fruit. So corral and support those plants with cages, stakes, trellises and arbors before they become overpowering.
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All About Echinaceas
Echinaceas also known as coneflowers are the poster plant of native-plant gardening. These cheerful prairie natives are colorful and adaptable.
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Welcome to Keukenhof, the Greatest Display of Spring Flowering Bulbs in the World
Every spring, tourists from around the globe flock to Lisse, Holland to see the greatest display of spring bulbs in full bloom at the nearly 70 acre display garden simply known as Keukenhof.
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Benefits of Organic Winter Crops (also known as Green Manure
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Gardening in the South - Perennials and Grasses
While some gardeners in the South (whether transplants or newbies) feel trepidation about their perennial options, it can actually be the best of both worlds.
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Gardening in the South - Bulbs
Many bulbs will come back year after year in the South and even multiply to create sweeps of color in spring, summer, and fall.
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Gooseberries
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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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Floating Row Covers
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10 Excellent Summer Bulbs
10 excellent summer bulbs to add color to your home garden.
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How To Grow Lavender From Seed
A hedge of lavender in full bloom is delightful to see.
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How To Grow Perennial Flowers From Seed
How to Grow Perennial Flowers from Seed.
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Winter Sown Flowers
Winter Sown Flowers.
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Winter Sown Vegetables
Winter Sown Vegetables.
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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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Herbs as Ornamentals
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Foliage
Don’t Forget Foliage!
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Getting Going With Worms
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