How to Plan an Herb Garden
Get to know your plants before they are even planted.
A Garden of Savings
Growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs in very little space.
The No-Roto-Till Garden
Roto-tillers do make it simple to get a garden started, but they may not be the best way.
If you are hesitant about produce gardening, begin with one container plant.
How to Start Growing Plants from Seedlings
Readers share their best tips for starting plants from seedlings.
Easy, inexpensive ways to grow from seed.
Simple Composting How-To
Readers share their composting tips.
Gardening for the Frugal Minded
Like no other hobby, gardening is actually MORE productive when the cheapest and free materials are used in the pursuit.
Gardening on a Budget
Gardeners who need to make frugal decisions can take heart in a number of alternatives that will not only lower the cost of gardening, but will also enhance the pleasure!
Get a Jump on Gardening Overhead
Frugal ways to start the garden you’ve always wanted.
Frugal gardening at its best.
Get a jump on the growing season for those things that take a long time.
A Frugal Lawn and Garden
Cut the costs to create a healthier outdoor environment.
Frugal Home Gardening
Try a two-for-one pricing strategy in your vegetable garden. To get more food out of less land, cultivate plants and varieties that fulfill multiple functions.
Saving Water in the Garden
If there is one thing that confounds gardeners during the warm season, it has to be how thirsty a garden can get and how much water costs these days.
From the Dollar Stretcher Community
Frugal Raised Beds
Here's how you can make raised beds out of wooden pallets (plus a few other uses for wooden pallets in your garden).
Help with Garden Containers/Pots?
Would you like to expand your container garden? Pots can be very expensive. Here are some cheaper alternatives.
My Very First Garden
What to do, what to plant, how to plant it, what do I need??? If you've got questions like that, find out where to get the answers. Every area is different and every backyard is different, so take the time to research, do a couple of simple tests and find out what you'll need to do.