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Feb 3, 2017
10 garden tips
Scott Mozingo  Product Manager, Burpee
1. Spend some time with your Burpee catalog! Nothing helps combat cabin fever like time spent daydreaming about the garden. Gardening catalogs provide all kinds of information and inspiration and with....

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Aug 24, 2016
Compost now for next season’s soil
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
Rich, healthy soil is one of the key elements of a successful garden, yet almost all soil needs to be amended. But don’t fret: Whether it’s too sandy and water drains right through it, or....

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May 3, 2013
'Grow Anywhere Tour' - Helping Iowa Eat Healthy
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
After our rainy Saturday in Kansas City, we decided to head North into the sunshine. The Grow Anywhere Tour hit the road and made its way to Des Moines on Monday. It was a great drive and we saw vast....

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Feb 19, 2013
Give grafted tomatoes a try in 2013
Scott Mozingo  Product Manager, Burpee
I feel like I’m completely settled in for the winter – with a huge stack of gardening catalogs – trying to decide exactly what I want, what I need and what I absolutely can’t live....

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Jun 27, 2012
Water works
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
There’s no doubt this year’s weather has been record-setting — from temperatures to rainfall. Parts of the Midwest and South have been drenched with heavy rains, while other parts....

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May 12, 2012
5 tips for small-space gardening
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
Gardeners know that no matter how big or small your garden space, there's always room to grow something spectacular. Gardening in small spaces can be very simple and enjoyable. However, there are a few....

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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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Mar 27, 2012
Fertile soil is important to our garden
West End IB World School  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
A few weeks ago we got shovels then we started digging in one of our garden beds. We love to be outside digging. Then we put the dirt into a wheelbarrow and dumped it in a pile in a quiet spot back....

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Mar 6, 2012
Students learn to garden and blog!
West End IB World School  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
We are the West End Garden Club. It’s raining now so we decided to blog since we can’t go outside to the garden. In our garden, we have tomatoes, basil, cabbage, collard greens and okra,....

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Nov 22, 2011
Budding gardeners
Kid Power, Inc.  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
October was a month of realization for our team of Kid Power Jr. Gardeners. After a full month of Veggie Time Lessons, our students have learned what 5 things plants need, how to properly water a g....

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