10 Ways to Save Money Planting a Garden

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Gardens can be a wonderful addition to your home. Not only do they provide you with fresh produce, but they can add a nice atmosphere to your back yard. Unfortunately, sometimes gardening can become expensive. Here are a few ways to create an inexpensive garden that will keep the overall costs down:

Start Plants from Seed

More often than not people will buy cuttings or full plants from a local greenhouse or store instead of starting their plants from seeds. Buying cuttings and fully grown plants can be expensive, especially if you’re buying a lot of them. While the price of seeds has risen in the past couple years, it’s still usually much less expensive to start plants from see


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4 Responses to 10 Ways to Save Money Planting a Garden

  1. Rose says:

    If you wait until after the start of the gardening season in your area, you can often find plants for only a little more then seeds, and in larger plants then if you started from seeds. I buy seeds, but head out the the farmer’s market about 2 weeks after last frost to find plants at $1 a four pack for heirloom tomatoes and unusual peppers that even as seeds are more costly.

  2. KC says:

    These are actually great ideas to save money on gardening. In a certain area, there are usually this community about gardening. You can join and have an exchange of plants or you can just ask for some seedlings.

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