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Letting all that milkweed grow around my yard has paid off and we have some monarch butterfly...
Where to buy daffodil bulbs: Burpee Gardening Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that...
Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. In fact, you...
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to...
Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable, though it is generally used as a fruit in desserts and jams. You...
The sweet potato is a warm-season, spreading vegetable of tropical origin. It is a good choice for...
Peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. They resist most pests and offer something for everyone:...
Raspberries are relatively easy to grow and—with proper care—can bear fruit indefinitely! Though...
Something between a vine and a shrub, wisteria blooms vigorously in spring with showy, cascading...
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or...
Ever wish you could have an apple orchard in your backyard? You can—in the space of a single tree—...
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to...
Where to buy tulip bulbs: Burpee Gardening Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually...
With immense flower heads, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Colors...
Where to buy dahlia seeds and bulbs: Burpee Gardening In cold climates of North America, dahlias...
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher!...
Fall Garden: Planting...
Here’s a handy fall garden guide to help you decide what to plant in the fall garden and when to...
Where to buy tomatoes: Burpee Gardening Tomatoes are America’s favorite garden vegetable. (Yes, we...
Azaleas: Meet The Royal...
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored...
Asparagus is a perennial bulb and stem vegetable that greets us every spring. It may take 2 to 3...
History of Pickling and...
If you love pickles, you will be as intrigued as to learn about the history of pickling and...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent blossom-end rot on your tomatoes and garden ...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cabbage worms. What are Cabbage...
How healthy are cucumbers? Cucumbers are much more versatile than you might think, so here are tips...
Raspberry Honey Cake...
Learn how to make this Raspberry Honey Cake With Raspberry Sauce recipe! For a printable version of...
Saffron is An Exotic...
Saffron is considered one of the top 16 most expensive substances in the world by weight and easily...
Plants with Dark Foliage
It is easy to add depth to your flower garden by using plants with dark colored leaves. Burgundy...
Zucchini Recipe Winners
Announcing the zucchini recipe winners, as listed in The 2014 Old Farmer’s Almanac All-Seasons...
National Watermelon Day...
August 3 is National Watermelon Day and one of our favorite holidays in August! Watermelon is the...
Tomato and Strawberry...
Love this salsa! The sweetness of the strawberries and spice from the peppers combine for pure ...
Plants That Repel...
Which plants repel mosquitoes and other insects in the backyard and garden? And it’s not just...
Old-Fashioned Hair Care...
To care for your hair, consider some old-fashioned or what we like to call “tried-and-true” ...
Squash Vine Borer
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of the squash vine borer. What are...
Pole and bush beans (more commonly called green beans) are a tender vegetable and a great addition...
Peas are a cool-season crop, now coming in three separate varieties to suit your garden and cooking...
Fall Vegetable Garden...
In this video, we demonstrate how you can select plants for your fall garden by choosing vegetables...
In, then out, of a...
When an Almanac colleague and gardener greeted me one day with,”Good morning! I left a bag of...
Welcome to our Growing Guides to vegetables, herbs, and fruit! Planting a vegetable garden? Our...
Cauliflower is a cool-season crop and a descendant of the common cabbage. It is more difficult to...
Cabbage is a hardy, leafy vegetable full of vitamins. It can be difficult to grow; it only likes...
This super-cold-hardy vegetable is a tender crop that can be planted in very early spring as well...
What we commonly refer to as ‘cantaloupe’ is actually not true cantaloupe, rather, a type of...
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