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 fertilizers
All About fertilizers
Plants just like animals need nutrients for healthy growth.
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Effective watering techniques -  soaker hoses, overhead watering, and drip irrigation
Effective watering techniques - soaker hoses, overhead watering, and drip irrigation
Ensure that your entire garden is watered effectively.
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How to grow amaryllis
How to grow amaryllis
Not just for the Christmas Season.
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How to grow Peaches
How to grow Peaches
A good crop for both desserts and preserving.
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How to install drip irrigation
How to install drip irrigation
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How to prune common shrubs
How to prune common shrubs
Time to prune!
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Companion Planting Guide
Companion Planting Guide
In plant communities, certain plants support each other while others, well, just don’t get along. Plants, like people, compete for resources.
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Growing Hardy Kiwi
Growing Hardy Kiwi
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Edible Flowers
Edible Flowers
Blooms have long boosted culinary delight.
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Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
This year, vegetables are better for you than ever.
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Growing Rhubarb
Growing Rhubarb
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Kitchen Garden Design
Kitchen Garden Design
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Growing Vegetables in Containers and Pots
Growing Vegetables in Containers and Pots
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Perennial Plant Combinations
Perennial Plant Combinations
Sociable flowers.
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Gardens for Narrow and Small Spaces
Gardens for Narrow and Small Spaces
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Getting the most from your garden
Getting the most from your garden
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Gardening All Year
Gardening All Year
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Growing Tropical Canna
Growing Tropical Canna
Plant a few cannas this year, and let them do their stuff.
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Spring Bulbs- Layering in a container
Spring Bulbs- Layering in a container
Succession of bloom from your container bulbs.
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How to Force Indoor Spring Bulbs
How to Force Indoor Spring Bulbs
Start planning a few months ahead!
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How to divide summer bulbs- Cannas, Iris & more
How to divide summer bulbs- Cannas, Iris & more
Tips for dividing summer bulbs.
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Succession Planting
Succession Planting
Continue to sow some vegetables from spring until mid summer.
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Root Crops
Root Crops
A fresh look at some neglected root crops from the past.
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Clematis
Clematis
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