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Friday, August 26, 2016

It’s never too early to plan for next year
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We hope you’ve enjoyed your time in the garden with Burpee. Are you already looking forward to next year's growing season? It's never too soon to think about vegetable plants! After taking those few final notes in your journal about this year’s garden, start your spring wish list to get a jump on the best varieties.

We’ve just added several NEW vegetables and herbs at our website. Check them out at the links below. These are top-performing and delicious edibles you&r....

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Tagged: herbs planning varieties vegetables in Gardening News What To Grow



Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Compost now for next season’s soil
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Rich, healthy soil is one of the key elements of a successful garden, yet almost all soil needs to be amended. But don’t fret: Whether it’s too sandy and water drains right through it, or it’s clay and roots are stunted or drowned, it’s easy to add organics and make a fix. Adding homegrown compost to your garden let’s you “feed the soil, so that the soil feeds your plants.”

If you’re looking for ways to feed your garden with good, organic....

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Tagged: compost soil winter in Tips & Tricks



Thursday, August 11, 2016

Fall gardening – it’s totally a thing
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The gardening season with Burpee is slowly winding down. But even though your kitchen counter is full of fresh produce, the fun doesn’t have to end when Labor Day hits! In most climates you can plant now in your warm summer soil to get a fantastic harvest of cool-weather-friendly veggies into the winter.

We actually find gardening on cooler days very enjoyable! There’s fewer weeds, less insect damage and more moisture than during hot, dry summer months. In addition, cool t....

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Tagged: brussels sprouts choose cool season planning planting winter in What To Grow



Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Share your harvest photos for a chance to win a $100 gift card
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The harvest season is here and Burpee wants to reward your hard work. Enter our vegetable photo contest for a chance to be a winner!

Whether you have a bumper crop of vegetables in your garden or just a hardworking patio pot of edibles, we're sure you've snapped a pic or two (or three). Share and tag your s....

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Tagged: harvest sharing vegetables in Gardening News Social Gardening



Thursday, July 28, 2016

Finally! It’s harvest season
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The fruits of your labor should be ripening all over your garden space now. From red, juicy tomatoes to crisp bush beans – to the basketful of zucchini that continues to amaze you – your efforts have paid off and now it’s time to reap your reward. Harvest season is such a joy!

However, if you’re still unsure when or how to pick the perfect pepper, or if you have questions on what should happen next, then this week’s blog is for you. Below are some tips and....

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Tagged: basic first-time harvest recipes vegetables in Harvest Time Tips & Tricks



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