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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Frost-free date checklist
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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 your local garden center to see when Burpee veggies, herbs and flowers will be ready? Do you have all your fertilizer, potting soil, mulch, tools? Take a quick inventory and see if you're missing anything.

The green light for us "green thumbs" is almost here!
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Tagged: cool season planting planning in Tips & Tricks



Thursday, July 26, 2012

Audio tips to help tackle Mother Nature’s challenges
Joe Lamp’l | Post a comment
 

Burpee Podcast

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 has seen much of Mother....

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Tagged: backyard Growing A Greener World maintenance planning planting in Gardening News Tips & Tricks



Thursday, May 03, 2012

5 reasons to start gardening
Burpee Home Gardens | 2 Comments
 

Incorporate gardening into your life

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 you a sense of accomplishment, help you connect with nature, do great things for your environment and so much more. Our top five reasons....

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Tagged: emotional environment generation planning vegetables in Living Better



Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Winter is time for planning
Kid Power, Inc. | Post a comment
 

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 would like to plant.

Our students were so encouraged this Thanksgiving by serving vegetables they grew themselves to their families that we are working backwards....

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Tagged: choose kids planning recipes sharing theme varieties vegetables winter youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Gardening News Living Better



Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Budding gardeners
Kid Power, Inc. | Post a comment
 

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 garden, the properties of good soil, and how to identify 5 new vegetables and the plants they grow from.

Our afternoons in the gardens have been amazing. I never....

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Tagged: basil beans city cool season generation harvest kids planning soil urban vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Gardening News



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