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Apr 19, 2017
Grow a pizza garden
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
It’s always a good idea to grow what you eat. So why not start a garden for one of the most popular menu items – pizza! It’s a great edible garden theme for new gardeners looking for....

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Dec 14, 2016
Stay on-trend in your garden!
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
The folks at Pantone® have announced their selection for Color Of The Year 2017, and it’s a fantastic choice for gardening fans! Greenery (15-0343) is “symbolic of new beginnings”....

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Jun 14, 2012
Garden theme parties
Burpee  Edible Gardening Team Members
Looking for a new spin on the classic garden party? Check out these exciting theme ideas for your next backyard gathering. Family fun garden party Invite the whole family to bask in the sun and enjoy....

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Mar 16, 2012
Three simple ways to engage kids with gardening
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
I’m all about getting kids out into the garden while teaching them environmental stewardship and sustainable gardening practices. In our own city garden in Los Angeles my kids and I compost, raise....

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Feb 1, 2012
Winter is time for planning
Kid Power, Inc.  2011 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award Winner
After closing down our gardens for the winter the students have been able to focus on lessons about how plants grow, sustainable agriculture techniques, and plan ahead to the spring about what they....

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Aug 3, 2011
A little pizzazz never hurts
Chad Schomber  Burpee Home Gardens Guest Blogger | Copywriter | Message Architect
The hockey garden is doing far better than I ever expected. But it was missing something. What could really set it apart from other gardens? After a short family meeting, my youngest son (Greyden)....

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Jun 22, 2011
Hockey Coach Turns Rookie Gardener
Chad Schomber  Burpee Home Gardens Guest Blogger | Copywriter | Message Architect
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” Wayne Gretzky When I agreed to blog about my gardening adventures (or misadventures), I wanted to keep things interesting. So I hope you enjoy....

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May 3, 2010
Garden theme: plant a rainbow garden
Jessie Atchison  Burpee Home Gardens Brand Manager, 2008-2010
A vegetable garden can be just as colorful and pretty as one filled with flowers. This is a great idea for gardening with children, especially younger kids who are learning their colors. Red:....

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Mar 29, 2010
Grow a kitchen herb garden
Jessie Atchison  Burpee Home Gardens Brand Manager, 2008-2010
If you’re a “foodie,” having lots of fresh herbs on hand is the key to great dishes. All of the following herb varieties are simple enough to grow in containers, so you can keep them....

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Mar 17, 2010
Simple themes for tasty harvests
Jessie Atchison  Burpee Home Gardens Brand Manager, 2008-2010
The first rule of veggie gardening is to plant things you and your family enjoy eating. (It sounds simple, but a lot of people really do get hung up on what on earth they should plant.) One way to a....

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