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Entries for 2017 (41)
Jul 13, 2017
How to harvest your vegetables
Avery Marcott  Burpee Marketing
The hard work in your garden is finally paying off! Vegetables are forming and ripening right before your eyes. Knowing when and how to properly harvest your vegetables is a key step in enjoying your....

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Jul 7, 2017
Engaging kids in the garden
Avery Marcott  Burpee Marketing
An extra set of helping hands in the garden never hurts, even if they are tiny hands. Engaging children in gardening at a young age can help foster their curiosity for nature and provide bonding time....

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Jun 21, 2017
Burpeeā€™s guide for last-minute green thumbs
Avery Marcott  Burpee Marketing
The start of summer is always a busy time – full of traveling and family events. Life can get a bit hectic. And when there is finally time to sit down and enjoy the warm weather, the inspiration....

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Jun 20, 2017
Bunny business
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
There may come a time when you venture out to your garden and find your pepper plant munched down to the stem, or your dill decimated without a trace. What’s eating your garden? There’s many....

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Jun 19, 2017
Hanging basket gardens
Avery Marcott  Burpee Marketing
Gardening has been taken to new heights with the trend of balcony and container gardening. But have you ever wanted to take it a step farther? Consider hanging basket gardening! Use the space on walls....

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Jun 8, 2017
Watering tips for beginners
Scott Mozingo  Product Manager, Burpee
When I worked for a garden center, my boss used to tell me all the time that my single most important job was watering. I used to fight that a little bit because I wanted to help customers and sell plants,....

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Jun 8, 2017
Food for your plants
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
You’ve started a vegetable garden to grow your own food. But did you know your plants require food of their own before they can reach their full potential? Applying plant fertilizer is sometimes....

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Jun 7, 2017
A Closer Look: SteakHouse Tomato
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
Our new collection of Amazing Vegetables & Herbs is home to one of the world’s largest beefsteak tomatoes: SteakHouse. This one can tip the scales at over 3lbs. / 1360g and make YOU a blue-ribbon....

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Jun 1, 2017
The benefits of mulch
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
We get this question a lot during the growing season: What’s the best way to keep weeds out of my vegetable garden? Without a doubt, after all the digging and planting to start your garden, tackling....

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Jun 1, 2017
Trellises, stakes and cages
Scott Mozingo  Product Manager, Burpee
Now and again we all need a little support and it’s no different for plants, particularly vegetable plants. One of my favorite cherry tomatoes for flavor and a huge harvest is Baby Boomer tomato,....

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