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(Though roses are shrubs, we have categorized them with flowers since most people tend to look for...
Whether you use them for carving or cooking, pumpkins do not disappoint. Note that pumpkins do...
Plants of the Winter...
Winter solstice occurs at almost midnight on December 21, marking the official start of winter. It...
Keeping Your Christmas...
While most of us only think about Christmas trees in December, for growers of cut-your-own trees,...
Poinsettias: Plant Care...
No plant symbolizes Christmas quite like the poinsettia. More than 2 million of them will be sold...
Happy Holly Days
It’s red berry time and with bunches of fresh holly leaves and berries or branches of winterberries...
Winter Squash (and...
Nothing speaks of fall and winter like the appearance of winter squashes and pumpkins in stores,...
In some places, gladiolas can be left in the ground all winter. In colder climates, though, they...
Planting Garlic in the...
Fall is traditionally the time to plant garlic in many regions. Just like onions and other plants...
Celery: Bland and...
Celery. Almost every refrigerator holds a sleeve of it. Raw, it’s a grab-and-go food, with a...
Are you tired of planting tulips and crocus bulbs only to have them disappear because mice and...
How to Carve a Pumpkin
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve got tips on carving the best...
Cover Crops for U.S.
Once your fall crops are done, plant cover crops to add nutrients back into the soil and give next...
A New Way to Store...
For many years, I have used very dry sand to store my beets and carrots in buckets in the root ...
Getting Potatoes Ready...
Digging potatoes has got to be one of the most pleasurable aspects of gardening. It’s buried...
Putting the Garden to...
If you get frost, it’s important to put your garden “to bed.” A thorough fall cleanup means a...
Sweet cherries are the ones most often found in markets. They have a thick, rich, and almost plumb-...
Lemons & Oranges
Although Citrus is a subtropical genus, northern gardeners can grow lemons, oranges, and other...
Eggplants are short-lived perennial vegetables, but are usually cultivated as annuals. Also known...
Veronica , also called Speedwell, is a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial with long spikes of...
Radishes are a hardy, cool-season vegetable that can produce many crops each season due to its...
Where to buy tulip bulbs: Burpee Gardening Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually...
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late...
Yarrow is a hardy perennial with showy flower heads composed of many tiny, tightly-packed flowers....
Aloe Vera has variegated leaves that flow out from its center base. Aloe can be kept in a pot in...
Welcome to our Growing Guides to vegetables, herbs, and fruit! Planting a vegetable garden? Our...
Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding plant. It is...
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to...
Peace Lilies are very common houseplants because they are easy to grow. They can grow up to 16...
Dill is an annual, self-seeding plant with feathery green leaves. It is used most commonly in soups...
Ever wish you could have an apple orchard in your backyard? You can—in the space of a single tree—...
Asparagus is a perennial bulb and stem vegetable that greets us every spring. It may take 2 to 3...
Coriander and Cilantro
Coriander/cilantro is a fast-growing, aromatic herb that grows in the cooler weather of spring and ...
Cosmos are annuals, grown for their showy flowers. The flowerheads may be bowl– or open cup–shaped...
Peaches are a well-known, delicious fruit that can be grown right at home. The trick to growing...
Cauliflower is a cool-season crop and a descendant of the common cabbage. It is more difficult to...
Okra is traditionally a southern U.S. plant that thrives in warm weather. It is easy to grow and...
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous...
Where to buy morning glory seeds: Burpee Gardening Morning glories are annual climbers with...
Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. These plants with their...
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular...
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers, often grown as annuals. They are tender perennials in...
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