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Aug 26, 2016
It’s never too early to plan for next year
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Aug 11, 2016
Fall gardening – it’s totally a thing
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Jul 14, 2016
Take note! Keeping a garden journal
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Apr 5, 2016
Frost-free date checklist
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
They say good things come to those who wait. Soon, you'll have reached the "frost-free" date for your area and be ready to plant…if you've been planning, that is! Have you checked out....

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Jul 26, 2012
Audio tips to help tackle Mother Nature’s challenges
Joe Lamp’l  Executive Producer and Host | Growing a Greener World
Gardening has plenty of challenges without the added twists and turns that Mother Nature always seems to throw our way. For gardens that weather the storms, the victory is all the sweeter. This year....

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May 3, 2012
5 reasons to start gardening
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
Gardening has been a favorite pastime for generations. Whether you’re growing vegetables, fruits or flowers, there are many reasons to incorporate this popular hobby into your life. It can give....

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Feb 1, 2012
Winter is time for planning
Kid Power, Inc.  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
After closing down our gardens for the winter the students have been able to focus on lessons about how plants grow, sustainable agriculture techniques, and plan ahead to the spring about what they....

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Nov 22, 2011
Budding gardeners
Kid Power, Inc.  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
October was a month of realization for our team of Kid Power Jr. Gardeners. After a full month of Veggie Time Lessons, our students have learned what 5 things plants need, how to properly water a g....

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Jul 27, 2011
Happy returns to my garden this summer
Joe Lamp’l  Executive Producer and Host | Growing a Greener World
I love summer—wearing shorts, the kids are out of school so a more relaxed pace, and homegrown tomatoes. What could be better? Well, for me, a little more time in the garden. And I suspect it&....

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May 25, 2011
And so it begins
Erin Etheridge  Burpee Home Gardens Guest Blogger
My plants arrived in a soggy box, thanks to one of those infamous April downpours. I took them to the kitchen, opened up the box, and let my precious seedlings absorb a little light through the glass....

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