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Aug 31, 2017
How to make a fruit fly trap
Tiffany Heater  Account Manager | Burpee
Fruit Flies? Gross! We’ve all been there. One old banana or pear gets lost at the bottom of the fruit bowl and suddenly you see something tiny flitting around the bowl. You smash....

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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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Jul 18, 2016
Now who’s eating my tomatoes?!
Tiffany Heater  Account Manager | Burpee
The season has been going great, your tomatoes are growing just fine, and suddenly one day you go out to your garden and there are a ton of leaves missing off your tomato plants! Who is after your....

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Jun 27, 2016
The Cabbage Luper: Friend or Foe?
Tiffany Heater  Account Manager | Burpee
Those little white butterflies might look cute flitting through your garden, and they may deceive you that they are friendly pollinators when they stop by your lavender to take a sip. But if you....

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Jul 18, 2013
Mid-season weeding tips
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
Getting a handle on rampant weeds is very important for a healthy garden. Weeds not only choke out your colorful plants or vegetables from much-needed sun and hydration, but they could be a breeding....

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May 7, 2012
5 Mistakes to avoid in gardens and landscapes
Joe Lamp’l  Executive Producer and Host | Growing a Greener World
Gardeners are total optimists. Each new year brings hope for our best garden yet. Perhaps — but it’s not likely if we keep making the same mistakes. Getting our new plants and trees off....

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Oct 21, 2011
Service through gardening
Kid Power, Inc.  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
As September came to a close, Kid Power celebrated the arrival of Autumn by participating in DC Public School’s “School Garden Week.” We had events planned at six of our sites such....

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Aug 5, 2011
West End IB World School Garden Update
West End IB World School  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
Our garden is growing strong! Even throughout this hot, hot summer, our students, teachers and parents have been able to keep the garden healthy and thriving. We’ve had tremendous volunteer support....

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Jun 13, 2011
Something’s eating the peppers
Erin Etheridge  Burpee Home Gardens Guest Blogger
So it’s officially been a month, and the container garden is off to a fantastic start. I haven’t gone nuts and overwatered, for one thing, even though this scorching early-June heat tempts....

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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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