Gardening Articles

Between the cold weather and the football games on television, I have had lots of time to pore...

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Weeds can be quite a nuisance in the garden, so here are some techniques for ridding your garden of... read more
Part of growing your own garden means that you will also be growing weeds at some point. Below is a... read more
What is rust? This fungus affects a wide range of woody and herbaceous plants. Even though it... read more
What is gray mold? It is a fungus that can affect any part of the plant and is one of the most... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials,... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides to vegetables, herbs, and fruit! Planting a vegetable garden? Our... read more
What is anthracnose? This fungal disease affects many plants, including vegetables, fruits, and... read more
What are mosaic viruses? This virus infects more than 150 types of plants, including many fruits,... read more
What is powdery mildew? This fungus disease affects a wide variety of plants, including lilacs,... read more
Raspberries are naturally inclined to grow in cooler climates, although the development of... read more
Where to buy wisteria: Burpee Gardening If your garden is an outdoor room, wisteria provides the... read more
Want a guaranteed butterfly and hummingbird magnet? Or, one of the most fragrant of shrubs? Plant a... read more
What is white mold? White mold is a fungal disease that affects a variety of plants, such as beans... read more
What we commonly refer to as ‘cantaloupe’ is actually not true cantaloupe, rather, a type of... read more
Woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, can be devastating to a garden and there are few remedies... read more
Squirrels can cause many problems in your garden. Here are tips how to identify and control... read more
Everyone seems to love juicy watermelon in the summertime. Native to Africa, melons need warm... read more
Skunks are nocturnal animals that are naturally mild-mannered and non-aggressive; they prefer small... read more
Raccoons in the garden? Here are tips on how to combat these masked bandits! Raccoons are nocturnal... read more
Don't let their cute faces fool you; rabbits can do a lot of damage to your garden when your back... read more
Moles are ground–dwelling carnivores that prefer to eat insects instead of your garden plants.... read more
While deer may appear to be harmless, they are quite a nuisance in the garden.  These super grazers... read more
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late... read more
Where to buy lilacs: Burpee Gardening Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10... read more
Grapes, a long season crop, are often ignored in home gardens, and yet are one of the most widely... read more
The modern blueberry is a 20th century invention. Before the 1900s, the only way to enjoy these... read more
These sweet, juicy berries are treats when right off the plant. Supermarket berries tend to be tart... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of cabbage root maggots. What are Cabbage Root ... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Mexican bean beetles. What are Mexican Bean Beetles... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Japanese beetles. What are Japanese Beetles?... read more
Beets are a cool season vegetable crop. This root veggie grows quickly and has many different... read more
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control tomato hornworms. What are Tomato ... read more
Where to buy morning glory seeds: Burpee Gardening  Morning glories are annual climbers with... 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
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for... read more
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers, often grown as annuals. They are tender perennials in... read more
Pansies are hardy annuals whose flowers have “faces.” These plants offer colorful flowers for any... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control flea beetles. What are Flea Beetles? There... read more