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Monday, July 09, 2012

Summer at The Student Farm Project
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Student Farm Project for P.S. 323 in Brooklyn, NY

The Student Farm Project, a school garden at P.S. 323 in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., is thriving during its first summer! With help from Burpee Home Gardens “I Can Grow” Youth Garden....

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Tagged: community lettuce local farmers raised beds urban vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’



Monday, June 27, 2011

June garden update from Robles Elementary School
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The students at Robles Elementary School are well on their way to harvesting and eating the fruits of their labor. This Tampa, Florida school garden is growing beautifully with tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, beans, watermelon and more! Robles is a proud recipient of our 2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award.

In this video below, Robles student....

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Tagged: beans harvest kids lettuce raised beds tomatoes varieties youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Gardening News



Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Those blissful early days
Susan Whetzel | Post a comment
 

Luckily the weather has held out and the garden is IN. Even though there were a couple of nights of frost a week or two ago, our plants have survived, thanks to the man of the house covering the troops up with tarps. Whew.

Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens, we are gardening in style this year. We have good-looking plants we didn’t have to start from SEED!....

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Tagged: backyard basil cucumbers herbs kids lettuce local farmers neighbors peppers pests planting raised beds recipes tomatoes varieties in Dig In, Get Started What To Grow



Monday, February 28, 2011

How much to grow?
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If your shopping list is complete and you’ve chosen which varieties you’d like to grow in your garden, the next step is determining how many of each plant you’ll need to meet your harvest goals.

Like selecting varieties, quantity is based on personal preference and need. But we’ve developed some guidelines to get help you started.

Some rules of thumb to feed two to three people:

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Tagged: beans cucumbers herbs hot peppers lettuce tomatoes vegetables in Gardening ‘Cents’ Tips & Tricks What To Grow



Friday, January 21, 2011

Eat those winter salads
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Boiling up a hearty soup is a typical way to use up spare vegetables and herbs. Freeze your recipe in portions, and you’ve got meals to use (and share) for weeks!

Fresh chopped salads are another way to get vegetables on your plate, and a great way to experiment with flavors and textures. Salads aren’t just for summertime enjoyment, either.....

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