Gardening on a Budget

By: Julie Day
packets of flower seeds

Starting plants from seeds is much more affordable than buying plants!

Grow Your Own

Starting plants from scratch from seeds saves money:

  1. Start Seeds: A $2 seed packet can contain hundreds of seeds. Learn to start plants from seed and enjoy the fun of browsing the wintertime seed catalogs!
  2. Buy in Bulk: Join up with your friends and save money by buying seeds in bulk.
  3. Save Seeds: With many heirloom and native plants, you can save and dry the seeds yourself for planting next year. This is a satisfying way both to save money and to be self-sufficient.

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