Good Organic Gardening

cash-saving CROPS

Saving money isn’t uppermost in our minds when we plant vegetables, but the canny gardener can not only harvest a delicious crop but also save money along the way.

General wisdom is that growing at home doesn’t necessarily save money and this may be true for some crops, but growing organic produce at home rather than buying it from the market or supermarket makes financial as well as nutritional sense.

Where time and space are at a premium, concentrating on growing crops you enjoy eating

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