Plants Articles

Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern–like foliage. Its flower... read more
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to... read more
Yarrow is a hardy perennial with showy flower heads composed of many tiny, tightly-packed flowers.... read more
Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes... read more
Coneflowers are bright perennials, some of which are used in herbal remedies. These flowers are... read more
Sweet peas enchant us with their fragile, seductive fragrance and make great bouquets. These pea-... read more
Cosmos are annuals, grown for their showy flowers. The flowerheads may be bowl– or open cup–shaped... read more
Welcome to our plant guide to vegetables and herbs! Our plant pages provide essential planting and... read more
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or... read more
Thyme is a small perennial shrub with lots of branches and light purple to pink flowers. It's... read more
Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is a pungent and distinctive plant... read more
Here is a simple, classic potpourri recipe you can try. It's a wonderful way to sweeten the indoor ... read more
Where to buy marigold seeds and plants: Burpee Gardening No annual is more cheerful or easier to... read more
Brussels Sprouts are a member of the cabbage family, and an excellent source of protein and... read more
Buy exclusive Burpee Onion Seeds and Sets Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of... 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
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
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
Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful purple flowers. Chives are... read more
Cucumbers are a warm-season vegetable planted outside in the ground no earlier than 2 weeks after... read more
Pole and bush beans (more commonly called green beans) are a tender vegetable and a great addition... 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
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

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