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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Take note! Keeping a garden journal
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Your garden has been through a lot this year, and we’re sure you’re learning something new about your plants every day. So if you haven’t started one already, we highly recommend keeping track of all your garden success in a garden journal. How else will you remember next year which tomato tasted best, or how often your containers needed watering? You won’t have to remember: It will all be recorded in your notes and photos. (Click to read more


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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mid-season garden checklist
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Around this time of year your vegetable plants have established themselves. They’re growing and filling their container or garden bed, and probably setting loads of fruit. What an accomplishment! But also around this time you may encounter some changes or obstacles. Whether it’s a yellowing leaf, a leathery fruit, or a plant-eating pest, learning how to scout your garden and be proactive before bad things happen is the sign of a green-thumb gardener. We’ve got a great podcast....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Keep it up!
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Have you noticed your neighbors looking at your containers and garden beds with tinges of envy? You should be really proud of all the hard work and time you've put into growing a successful vegetable or herb garden this season!

While you may have gone into gardening this season for a specific reason (to get outdoors, to explore more flavors, to know just where your food comes from) we hope the last few months in your garden have shown you that gardening has a multitude of be....

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Friday, June 17, 2016

It’s time for tomatoes!
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When it comes to tomato choices, Burpee has something for everyone. Our Indigo series of cherry tomato comes in at 1 ounce and packs a lot of flavor and nutrition! And our popular SuperSauce paste tomato can weigh in at a w....

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Friday, June 03, 2016

Stake your claim
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With your plants now in their forever-home, make sure you offer them a little extra support with a cage frame, stake, trellis, or other system of your devising. Installing support now while the plant is still relatively small will save you the chance of damage trying to fit anything overgrown into a vice.

Besides the anticipation of heavy fruiting, more good reasons to stake your claim....

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