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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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Jun 17, 2016
It’s time for tomatoes!
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Feb 19, 2013
Give grafted tomatoes a try in 2013
Scott Mozingo  Product Manager, Burpee Home Gardens
I feel like I’m completely settled in for the winter – with a huge stack of gardening catalogs – trying to decide exactly what I want, what I need and what I absolutely can’t live....

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Oct 9, 2012
Harvesting vegetables in prime time – savor the flavors!
Joe Lamp’l  Executive Producer and Host | Growing a Greener World
Harvesting vegetables at their peak of freshness comes down to two things: experience and good timing. With so many things to grow, how do you know the best time for harvesting? Start with days to....

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May 23, 2012
How far should you space your plants?
Joe Lamp’l  Executive Producer and Host | Growing a Greener World
When it comes to getting the most from your limited garden space, it would seem logical to pack it in. And for many plants, especially flowering annuals, this strategy can reward you with a season-long....

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May 1, 2012
‘Sustainable Chili’ wins 2nd place
West End IB World School  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
West End IB World School is not only in the garden but in the kitchen, too! The Garden Club formed the team “Kids in the Garden” and entered the school’s third annual Chili Cook Off....

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Mar 8, 2012
Burpee’s Backyard
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
Q: Where do gardeners get most of their garden information? Books, magazines or catalogs Online Garden centers Friends, family, neighbors, their community If you g....

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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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Jun 27, 2011
June garden update from Robles Elementary School
Robles Elementary School  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
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, eg....

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Jun 14, 2011
We have lift off!
Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
It’s been two weeks since our big planting day! Our plants are starting to take shape. We are excited to watch them grow throughout the summer. Our new rain barrel and compost bin will be del....

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