How to get seeds cheaply and start them inexpensively
Frugal Gardening: Seeds & Starters
There's no need to dig into your savings to buy a host of new garden supplies. Mini-greenhouses, seed starting trays, and other fancy products may be tempting, but frugal gardeners know that spending money on these products isn't necessary. With a little effort, you can create your own supplies at a fraction of the cost.How to Start and Grow Plants from Seedlings
Our readers share their tips and tricks on how to start and grow plants from seedlings for apartment dwelling gardners.
Start Your Garden for (Almost) Nothing
Whether you have a coffee can full of compost or acres of farmland, you can grow some of your own food for much less than you'd pay for it. In some instances, you can for free. Get a few plants, a little water and some gardening wisdom, and you can frugally grow everything from potatoes and carrots to artichokes and asparagus.Ready for Spring Gardening?
It's official. The robins are playing tug a war with the worms, and little bunnies are hopping down their bunny trails. It's officially time to begin garden planning.
To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help.
Burpee's choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start!
With money being extremely tight, she's looking for ways to frugally start seeds for her garden. Our readers share their smart ways to recycle containers for greenhouses.
Homemade Rooting Compound
Although store bought rooting compound doesn't seem expensive, you may not know that it can be toxic due to the fungicide included to protect plant cuttings from disease. Here's a recipe for homemade rooting compound to try.Starting Indoors
After months of drooling over gardening catalogs, you may have an irresistible urge to play in the dirt. A lot of gardeners find that they get the best results from their crops if they start part of their garden indoors.
The Shoestring Gardener provides creatively frugal gardening how-tos, remedies & tips.Starting Seeds
When starting a garden, is it really necessary to start plants inside? If you do start the plants inside, what's a good way to do it? Also, when do you start this process? Read on for the answer to these questions and more.
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