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New to Gardening?

There's a gardener in everyone just waiting to sprout. But how do you start?

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Seed Starting Basics

Winter is a fun time of year for gardeners. We get to browse seed catalogs and web sites and dream of bountiful gardens with never a thought for inconvenient truths like digging or weeding.

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Cut Flower Basics

Use our tips and tricks to have the most beautiful cut flowers for your own arrangements. Start by using flowers that have just opened and include buds as well.

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Gardening Tip of the Day

Fall is not too late to cut back raspberries. To avoid injury from thorny canes, wear long sleeves and gloves and use long-handled pruners or loppers. Cut off all the old, woody canes to ground level. Then, cut back to 6 or 8 inches the newer, soft green canes that will bear fruit next year.

Fordhook Farm

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Fordhook Farm
Doylestown, PA

At Fordhook Farm in Doylestown PA, the historical farm of the Burpee Company, we have a diversity of gardens; mature woodlots with understory shade Perennial gardens, full sun Annual and Perennial gardens, Ornamental gardens with sun and shade, Container gardens, and of course, Vegetable gardens in field rows and in raised beds.  Read more about Fordhook Farm.

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • Fall is not too late to cut back raspberries. To avoid injury from thorny canes, wear long sleeves and gloves and use long-handled pruners or loppers. Cut off all the old, woody canes to ground level. Then, cut back to 6 or 8 inches the newer, soft green canes that will bear fruit next year.