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(Though roses are shrubs, we have categorized them with flowers since most people tend to look for...
Best Apples for Baking...
Below is a chart with some of the best baking and cooking apples in North America. Almost any apple...
Whether you use them for carving or cooking, pumpkins do not disappoint. Note that pumpkins do...
Plants of the Winter...
Winter solstice occurs at almost midnight on December 21, marking the official start of winter. It...
Imagine a window view of a landscape that is alive with color and texture: bright yellow, red, and...
Keeping Your Christmas...
While most of us only think about Christmas trees in December, for growers of cut-your-own trees,...
Poinsettias: Plant Care...
No plant symbolizes Christmas quite like the poinsettia. More than 2 million of them will be sold...
Happy Holly Days
It’s red berry time and with bunches of fresh holly leaves and berries or branches of winterberries...
Winter Squash (and...
Nothing speaks of fall and winter like the appearance of winter squashes and pumpkins in stores,...
In some places, gladiolas can be left in the ground all winter. In colder climates, though, they...
Planting Garlic in the...
Fall is traditionally the time to plant garlic in many regions. Just like onions and other plants...
How to Ripen Green...
When temperatures begin to drop, tomatoes stop ripening so it’s time to take action! Fruits can be...
Celery: Bland and...
Celery. Almost every refrigerator holds a sleeve of it. Raw, it’s a grab-and-go food, with a...
Are you tired of planting tulips and crocus bulbs only to have them disappear because mice and...
How to Carve a Pumpkin
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve got tips on carving the best...
Cover Crops for U.S.
Once your fall crops are done, plant cover crops to add nutrients back into the soil and give next...
A New Way to Store...
For many years, I have used very dry sand to store my beets and carrots in buckets in the root ...
Getting Potatoes Ready...
Digging potatoes has got to be one of the most pleasurable aspects of gardening. It’s buried...
Putting the Garden to...
If you get frost, it’s important to put your garden “to bed.” A thorough fall cleanup means a...
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late...
Starting Herbs from...
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late-summer is the perfect time to do this,...
Best Tomato Recipes
Here are some delicious recipes with tomatoes, especially if you’re flush with fresh tomatoes after...
On Christmas day, my family and I opt out of making the traditional dinner and prefer to order...
Best Zucchini Recipes:...
Enjoy easy zucchini recipes from zucchini bread to zucchini brownies! Have fun finding new ways to...
Growing Daylilies and...
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
Pears are a delicious treat that can be grown in a wide range of soils. Pear trees are also easy to...
How to Can Tomatoes
With canned tomatoes, enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long...
Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes...
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical ...
Figs are a delicious treat that has tropical and subtropical origins. They thrive in areas with...
Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful purple flowers. Chives are...
Buy exclusive Burpee Onion Seeds and Sets Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of...
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...
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