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Entries by Bill Calkins (4)
Aug 10, 2018
Quick-growing and Fall-loving vegetables
Bill Calkins  Burpee Program Representative
The saying goes “Fall is for planting” and whoever coined the term certainly knew what they were talking about when it comes to annuals, perennials, lawns, trees and, for this discussion,....

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Jul 6, 2018
Why grow your own?
Bill Calkins  Burpee Program Representative
Gardening is considered a hobby but I tend to think it's much more than that. A "hobby" is defined as an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure. Vegetable gardening certainly....

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Jun 8, 2018
Grillside gardening: Sweet and savory summer flavors from Burpee
Bill Calkins  Burpee Program Representative
It's Summer and that means it's time to fire up the grill, invite friends and family over, and enjoy all sorts of savory barbecue recipes. And nothing will get your guests' mouths watering like fresh....

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May 4, 2018
Fun with peppers: Beyond the bell
Bill Calkins  Burpee Program Representative
Peppers are the second or third most popular vegetable plant to grow in home gardens (after tomatoes and neck and neck with cucumbers). For good reasons - there are many different kinds and they are fun....

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