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.
Weaving in Vegetables and Fruits
Beautiful Edibles.
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Legumes- All in the (Pea) family
Peas, beans and more have been cultivated for thousands of years. Discover how versatile this family can be.
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Sweet Peas
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Extending Your Tomato Harvest
Cheat the calendar! Tips on extending your tomato plant's harvest season.
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Halloween Decorating: Finding the Perfect Pumpkin.
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Creating your own mini meadow garden
Imagine the pleasures of having your own meadow.
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A gardener’s workbench
Every gardener needs a place where gardening projects can be marshaled.
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The benefits of Bees
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All About Hardy Annuals
All annuals have a one year life cycle – they start as a seed, grow, flower, produce a seed and die at the end of the season.
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Hydrangeas
Easy to grow and bloom through a long season.
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Short Season Herb Gardening
Tips for growing herbs in a short season.
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Basic insect control
Recognize and treat attacks early.
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How to grow Apples and Pears
From year two you can enjoy your own fresh apples and pear.
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Gardening on a Deck or Patio
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How to divide spring bulbs- Tulips, Daffodils, Crocus & more
Tips on dividing spring bulbs.
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How To Weed An Overgrown Garden
Get your garden back.
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Window Boxes for All Seasons
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Tips for New Gardeners
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Spring Bulb Flower Mixes
Astonishing variety of spring-flowering bulbs.
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Easy Fall Composting
The best way to improve any soil is to add organic matter, and in the autumn, the supply of organic matter is unlimited: it's falling from the trees.
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Burpee Tomato Index
Burpee Tomato Index
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Butterfly Reservoir Feeder
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Memory Mosaic Pot
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When is Watermelon Ripe?
Picking a ripe watermelon is not the easiest thing to learn, but there are indicators to look for.
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