Gardening for Sustainability and Savings

More and more families are starting vegetable gardens. There seems to be a growing trend towards vegetable gardening for food in order to save money. There is more retail demand for seeds and plants at local nurseries. Many beginning gardeners are looking for advice on how to grow vegetable crops in their home gardens.

Local gardening experts seem to be very popular among first time growers for advice on what to grow, how to grow it, and how to make their garden soil more fertile. With clay in the soil, it takes a bit of work to get it suitable for planting. Manure and peat, along with gypsum (the stuff that makes up your home’s drywall) go a long way toward breaking up clay soils.

Planting a vegetable garden, while good for the soul and the soil, is also good for your pocketbook, since the savings in money for food otherwise bought at the store can be very substantial. Watch the video to learn more.

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