Boost Gets Garden Media Attention

February 10, 2012 - 11:07

Several consumer media outlets have recently featured Burpee Boost high-nutrition vegetables in print publications and online reporting, creating much anticipation for this year’s launch to home gardeners. The six vegetables in the Boost collection include three tomatoes, one pepper, one cucumber, and one salad mix that were specially selected for their higher antioxidant levels.

Since the first of the year, Burpee Home Gardens' Boost vegetable collection has received quite a bit of attention from the consumer garden media.

Several consumer media outlets have featured Burpee Boost high-nutrition vegetables in print publications and online reporting, creating much anticipation for this year’s launch to home gardeners.

From coast to coast, the Burpee BOOST collection has recent mentions in these top media organizations and many more:

  • Midwest Living magazine (January/February 2012)
  • Chicagoland Gardening (January/February 2012)
  • Washington Post (Jan. 12, 2012)
  • Chicago Tribune (Jan. 15, 2012)
  • The Sacramento Bee (Jan. 14, 2012)
  • The Kansas City Star (Feb. 3, 2012)
  • Indianapolis Star (Jan. 14, 2012)
  • New Jersey Herald Online (Jan. 14, 2012)
  • VegetableGardener.com (Dec. 30, 2011)
  • The Daily Press Online (Jan. 12, 2012)
  • WTOP 103.5 FM D.C. (Jan. 13, 2012)


The growth in vegetable gardening among consumers is a direct result of their demand for healthy foods. In a recent report from Nutrition Business Journal, the trend toward healthy foods is set to increase, growing to 23 percent of the total food market by 2017.

The six vegetables in the Boost collection include three tomatoes, one pepper, one cucumber, and one salad mix. These vegetables were specially selected for higher antioxidant levels than any other home garden vegetable varieties.

For more information about BOOST from Burpee Home Gardens visit www.ballhort.com/burpeehomegardens.

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