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.
Container Fruit
Blueberries & Strawberries
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Elderberries
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Win the Race for the First Ripe Tomato
Growing the first tomato on the block requires a bit of strategy. Read expert tips and advice for an earlier harvest.
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All about Swiss Chard
Easy to grow from seed and produces a long-lasting crop.
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Cut Flower for Bouquets
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All About Heleniums
Bright stars of the late summer and fall garden.
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Goji Berries
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Tomatoes Cages
Better production and have fewer diseases.
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Morning Glories
Eager, trainable climbers for cheerful flowers open fresh every morning.
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Growing Tomato Plants in Containers
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Gardening in the South
Tropical gardening is different from gardening up north, but these tips will help you adapt to the heat and mild winters to grow your best garden yet.
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Gardening During Droughts
Help ensure your garden survives a drought.
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Gardening in Heat
Every year the temperature gauge rises and gardeners head inside to cool off. The heat, when combined with humidity, affects the plants as well as the gardener.
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Miniature Baby Vegetables
A good fit for small gardens.
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Great Grilling Vegetables
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Garlic - Hardneck and Softneck
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Where have all the flowers gone?
an article by George Ball
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George Ball Discusses Future of Gardening
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Health Insurance? Grow Your Own
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All About Beans

Bean seeds are one of the easiest and most carefree vegetable seeds to grow. Anyone can grow plenty of fresh bean plants.

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All About Cabbage

Cabbage is a cool season crop - sow seeds indoors 6 weeks before your last hard frost. You can direct sow a crop for fall harvest in mid-summer.

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Growing Onions from Seed

Onion seed of both white and yellow varieties, can be sown indoors in flats, early in the spring.

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Lavender
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Watering Your Garden
Gardeners watering habits vary widely.
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