Gardening Articles

One of the joys of summer is standing in the garden eating sun-warmed cherry tomatoes right off the vine. ... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control cucumber beetles. What are Cucumber... read more
When it seems like winter will never lose its icy grip, the dainty goblet-shaped crocus pushes... read more
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers, often grown as annuals. They are tender perennials in... read more
Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. These plants with their... read more
Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding plant. It is... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control cutworms in the garden. What are... read more
Veronica , also called Speedwell, is a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial with long spikes of... read more
Sedum is a perennial with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped... read more
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
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control slugs in the garden.   What are... read more
Where to buy marigold seeds and plants: Burpee Gardening No annual is more cheerful or easier to... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of earwigs in the garden. What are Earwigs? Earwigs... 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

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