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Kale is a hardy, cool-season green that is part of the cabbage family. It grows best in the spring...
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,...
Coneflowers are bright perennials, some of which are used in herbal remedies. These flowers are...
Where to buy marigold seeds and plants: Burpee Gardening No annual is more cheerful or easier to...
Sweet peas enchant us with their fragile, seductive fragrance and make great bouquets. These pea-...
Everyone seems to love juicy watermelon in the summertime. Native to Africa, melons need warm...
Birth Month Flowers and...
What are the birth month flowers for your loved ones? Listed below, we have birth flowers by month...
Where to buy potatoes: Burpee Gardening This half hardy vegetable is a culinary staple, and yet is...
Garlic is easy to grow and produces numerous bulbs after a long growing season. It is frost...
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet...
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—...
Want a guaranteed butterfly treat and hummingbird magnet? Or, one of the most fragrant of shrubs? ...
Where to buy sunflowers: Burpee Gardening Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. American...
Peonies are outrageously beautiful in bloom in springtime, with lush foliage all summer long. Peony...
Notice how we keep all our seasonings in a “spice cupboard” and don’t call it an “herbs and spice” ...
Simple Blueberry Recipes
Did you know that July is National Blueberry Month? One of the healthiest foods on Earth,...
You Gotta Love Lentils
There’s nothing homelier—or, homier—than a steaming bowl of ordinary green/brown lentil soup. But,...
Turnips are easy to grow when planted in the right season and mature in just two months. They are...
Frozen Berries: How to...
Frozen berries are a tasty snack and a great method of fruit preservation, so we will show you how...
Herb Recipes: Cooking...
Those of us with herb gardens are eager to start trying easy, healthy recipes that include herbs!...
Easy Berry Jam Recipe:...
Here is an easy berry jam recipe with just two ingredients—you can learn how to make jam in no time...
Herbal Folklore and Old...
We all know that herbs make great companions in the garden and kitchen. Herbs also have a long...
Gardening by the Moon...
Our “Gardening by the Moon” calendar works according to the age-old practice that cycles of the...
When to Water Vegetables
With water becoming a scarce and costly commodity in some areas, many vegetable gardeners might...
Growing Peanuts: Nuts...
Try growing peanuts in your garden! Often thought of as just a snack to be munched on at ball games...
Morning Glory Vines:...
Most of my favorite flowering vines are in the plant family Ipomoea. The most common member of this...
Tomatoes are the ultimate backyard vegetable, and growing tomatoes is easier than you might think....
Wild About Wildflowers
Wildflowers make themselves at home when they’re happily married to the soil and climatic...
Growing Guide: Spring-...
See how to grow spring-planted bulbs. Our handy chart takes the guesswork out of planting bulbs....
Design a Garden for...
When planning on how to design a garden, think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer...
Growing Blueberries: A...
If you are thinking of adding a new flowering shrub to your landscape, why not consider a highbush ...
Black Walnut Trees: The...
The black walnut tree is one of our most valuable and beautiful native trees. The easily worked,...
Leek Soup to Help You...
Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your...
Container gardening with flowers is a great way to instantly introduce color, fragrance, and beauty...
All-natural homemade treatments can help you not to break the bank, especially with these easy and...
Aloe Vera: A Self-...
Among the easiest-to-grow houseplants, aloe vera will decorate a kitchen shelf with quiet grace...
Vegetable Garden Planner
Different vegetables require different conditions to thrive. Plan your garden accordingly with our...
How to Make a Hollyhock...
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for...
Painting Pots: The...
Beautifully painting a flower pot might seem like a daunting task, but the easy sponge technique...
Growing Herbs in the...
Growing herbs in containers or a small space is so easy—and who likes paying for a package of herbs...
Yep, asparagus is good for you, so even if you don’t grow it yourself, grab a big bunch from a...
Container Gardening for...
Want to have more control over growing conditions and enjoy higher yields with a lot less work?...
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