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Jul 9, 2012
Summer at The Student Farm Project
Nora Painten  Student Farm Project
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”....

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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 7, 2011
Those blissful early days
Susan Whetzel  Burpee Home Gardens Guest Blogger | Recipe Developer
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....

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Feb 28, 2011
How much to grow?
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Jan 21, 2011
Eat those winter salads
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
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....

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Nov 24, 2010
Cold frames
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
*Sigh* We’re already missing the warm, sunny days of summer and the delight we had tending our vegetable garden. But even though most growing zones in North America have gone to sleep for the....

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Sep 15, 2010
Cool weather brings new crops
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
Don’t know about your growing zone, but ours this year was hot, hot, hot! Perfect weather for a bumper crop of okra and collards, and the tomatoes and peppers performed quite nicely, too (when....

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Mar 3, 2010
Get started – start small
Burpee Home Gardens  Edible Gardening Team Members
The excitement and anticipation of your first vegetable garden can be thrilling. You feel all the emotions of connection with the earth, self sufficiency and accomplishment as you buy your plants at the....

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