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Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous...
Where to buy morning glory seeds: Burpee Gardening Morning glories are annual climbers with...
Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. These plants with their...
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular...
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers, often grown as annuals. They are tender perennials in...
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy...
Blackberries are a very easy fruit to grow. However tempting, do not grow plants unless you are...
Plants that Attract...
Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies...
Where to buy lilacs: Burpee Gardening Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10...
It’s easy to tell if certain fruits, vegetables, and herbs are ready for harvest; others require a...
Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern–like foliage. Its flower...
The modern blueberry is a 20th century invention. Before the 1900s, the only way to enjoy these...
Squash and Zucchini
Squash is a seasonal vegetable. It is very susceptible to frost and heat damage, but with proper...
Sweet corn is an annual with yellow, white, and bi-colored ears. A long, frost-free growing season...
Beets are a cool season vegetable crop. This root veggie grows quickly and has many different...
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,...
Zinnia flowers are one of the easiest plants grow, grow quickly, and bloom heavily. They make a...
Pansies are the colorful flowers with the “faces.” In fact, they have one of the widest ranges of...
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...
Poison Oak: Identifying...
Here are ways to identify poison oak as well as some home remedies to treat poison oak rash. What...
Reusing Plant Pots and...
Reuse and recycle your plant pots and containers with these smart ideas! 6 Ingenious Ways to Reuse...
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...
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—...
Peonies are outrageously beautiful in bloom in springtime, with lush foliage all summer long. Peony...
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet...
Notice how we keep all our seasonings in a “spice cupboard” and don’t call it an “herbs and spice” ...
Beneficial Insects in...
Here’s a short list of great beneficial insects with pictures—and with tips on attracting these...
Simple Blueberry Recipes
Did you know that July is National Blueberry Month? One of the healthiest foods on Earth,...
Gardening by the Moon...
Use the July 2016 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days...
You Gotta Love Lentils
There’s nothing homelier—or, homier—than a steaming bowl of ordinary green/brown lentil soup. But,...
How to Beat Bugs in...
While some insects are beneficial, others are an ever-present pest in the vegetable garden, but...
The dragonfly and its smaller cousin, the damselfly, belong to an ancient order of insects known as...
Turnips are easy to grow when planted in the right season and mature in just two months. They are...
Fireflies: Why Do...
Fireflies, or lightning bugs, have been captivating humans for centuries with their beautiful...
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