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Plums are a good choice for beginner gardeners who want to grow fruit trees. Plum trees are widely...
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Its...
Lettuce is a cool-season crop that grows well in the spring and in the fall in most regions. ...
Cilantro: Are You a...
Cilantro, Coriandrum sativum, also known as coriander or Chinese parsley, can incite a repulsed...
Best Applesauce Recipes
Here are the best homemade applesauce recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, along with many...
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...
Grapes, a long season crop, are often ignored in home gardens, and yet are one of the most widely...
How to Build a Raised...
Here is advice on how to build a raised garden bed for your backyard. Raised garden beds are fairly...
Measuring Fruits for...
The following table lists the amounts of fruits in relation to measuring cup equivalencies. Apples...
Companion Planting With...
Learn about companion planting with herbs. For example, the classic example is basil grows well...
Raised Bed Gardens and...
Raised bed gardens, tiny plots, container gardening, and other techniques help you grow more in...
Brussels Sprouts are a member of the cabbage family, and an excellent source of protein and...
How to Prune Hydrangea...
Hydrangeas can sometimes be a tricky plant to care for, so it is important to learn how to prune...
How to Make Dill Pickles
Learn how to make dill pickles the “old-fashioned” way. Pickling is a great way to store excess...
African violets are small, easy to grow houseplants with clusters are small flowers over fuzzy...
The sweet potato is a warm-season, spreading vegetable of tropical origin. It is a good choice for...
Do you know the language of flowers? As our list below shows, each flower has its own meaning. The...
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....
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...
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...
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...
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy...
Blackberries are a very easy fruit to grow. However tempting, do not grow plants unless you are...
Where to buy lilacs: Burpee Gardening Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10...
Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern–like foliage. Its flower...
The modern blueberry is a 20th century invention. Before the 1900s, the only way to enjoy these...
Squash and Zucchini
Squash is a seasonal vegetable. It is very susceptible to frost and heat damage, but with proper...
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