Gardening Articles

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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 whiteflies. What are Whiteflies?... 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
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous... 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
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—... 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
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,... 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
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Its... read more
Thyme is a small perennial shrub with lots of branches and light purple to pink flowers. It's... read more
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Its flower colors vary; they can be... 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 slugs? ... 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
Here are our best tips on how to identify and control aphids in the garden. What Are Aphids?... read more
Ever wish you could have an apple orchard in your backyard? You can—in the space of a single tree—... read more
This super-cold-hardy vegetable is a tender crop that can be planted in very early spring as well... 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
Squash is a seasonal vegetable. It is very susceptible to frost and heat damage, but with proper... read more
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to... 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
Parsley is a biennial plant with bright green, featherlike leaves and is in the same family as dill... 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

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