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Thursday, May 19, 2016

5 ways to open a world of flavors
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If a big part of your weekend is dedicated to experimenting with recipes and combining ingredients to create new flavors, you just might be a foodie. If you have a checklist of restaurants you've been meaning to try but haven't had a chance to because you've been busy eating elsewhere, chances are more than one friend has called you a foodie. Like many people who seek out delicious meals, you probably know what every chef knows: The secret to great cooking is always fresh ingredients.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Gardening space savers
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You can find big culinary enjoyment in a tiny footprint! Plants from Burpee make it easy. Grow them in containers on a balcony, a high-rise rooftop, or a backyard deck. Choose the vegetables below to show you don’t have to have massive outdoor space to treat your fresh-food vibe.


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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Grow herbs now!
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Nothing adds flavor to your recipes like fresh herbs – and they're so easy! If you've never grown them before, this is the year to give herbs a try.

No need to wait to start your herb garden. Buy your favorite Burpee herb seeds now and get a jump on summer. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Soak your seeds for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Poke drainage holes in the bottom of your container and fill with an all-purpose soil mixture.
  3. Plant....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Take stock of your tools
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The waiting game for planting your garden gives you plenty of time to take stock of your essential tools that will get you through the season. Now might be time to replace some of those old tools. Head for your garage, shed or basement and see what's still in good shape for the season.

Keep your tools clean, so you don't transfer any disease from plant to plant. A simple bleach-and-water mix does the trick. Scrape off any dirt and debris and sharpen your shears, cl....

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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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