Plants Articles

Squash is a seasonal vegetable. It is very susceptible to frost and heat damage, but with proper... read more
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to... read more
Where to buy tomatoes: Burpee Gardening Tomatoes are America’s favorite garden vegetable. (Yes, we... read more
Tarragon is a perennial herb with long, light green leaves and tiny greenish or yellowish white... read more
Parsley is a biennial plant with bright green, featherlike leaves and is in the same family as dill... read more
Dill is an annual, self-seeding plant with feathery green leaves. It is used most commonly in soups... read more
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy... read more
Where to buy potatoes: Burpee Gardening This half hardy vegetable is a culinary staple, and yet is... read more
Get a zing from zinnias! Zinnias are one of the easiest annuals to grow, grow quickly, and bloom... read more
Peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. They resist most pests and offer something for everyone:... read more
Radishes are a hardy, cool-season vegetable that can produce many crops each season due to its... read more
Celery is a long-season crop that can be tricky to grow, some might say, the trickiest of all. It... read more
Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. In fact, you... read more
Where to buy tulip bulbs: Burpee Gardening Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually... read more
Where to buy daffodil bulbs: Burpee Gardening Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that... read more
Where to buy dahlia seeds and bulbs: Burpee Gardening In cold climates of North America, dahlias... read more
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical ... read more
The fattest and most scrumptious of all flowers, a rare fusion of fluff and majesty, the peony is... read more
Where to buy sunflowers: Burpee Gardening Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant.  American... read more
Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful purple flowers. Chives are... read more
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet... read more
Cucumbers are a warm-season vegetable planted outside in the ground no earlier than 2 weeks after... read more
This is a half-hardy vegetable that you can keep growing all season long by planting one small crop... read more
Pole and bush beans (more commonly called green beans) are a tender vegetable and a great addition... read more
Peas are a cool-season crop, now coming in three separate varieties to suit your garden and cooking... read more
Cabbage is a hardy, leafy vegetable full of vitamins. It can be difficult to grow; it only likes... read more
[product:36703, See %p in action. It has so many uses!] Grow a cook's garden for fresh tastes on... read more
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to... read more
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop. Literally and botanically... read more
The Native American art of making apple heads is both easy and fun. Follow these instructions for a... read more
Here are tips on how to clean a pumpkin for cooking—plus five delicious pumpkin recipes! First,... read more
In August, the blueberry bushes here in New Hampshire overflow with berries. Birds love them and so... read more
I think I learned something last weekend about growing tomatoes. A woman at the high school plant... read more
Do you know the language of flowers? As our list below shows, each flower has its own meaning.... read more
Container gardening with flowers is a great way to instantly introduce color, fragrance, and beauty... read more
Container gardening is an easy way to garden, especially when you lack yard space. Here are our... read more
To attract your birds to your garden or backyard, you need shrubs and plants that provide food and ... read more
With water becoming a scarce and costly commodity in some areas, many vegetable gardeners might... read more
Wildflowers make themselves at home when they're happily married to the soil and climatic... read more
Pruning trees and shrubs may be the most feared act in gardening. Using sharp metal objects to cut... read more