An inexpensive vegetable garden can cut the grocery budget drastically

Frugal Vegetable Gardening

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5 Steps to Saving Money With a Lasagna Garden

Amber B.

Growing your own food with a lasagna garden. It is a wonderful way to garden that saves your back and your time because it is an unconventional method of gardening.

A Root Vegetable Primer

Leanne Ely

Root vegetables are easy to grow and offer so much nutritionally. Here is a little primer for you to get all you can from root vegetables, including how easy they are to grow and how to prepare them!

Planning Your Summer Garden

Veronica Bowman

Whether you're a long-time gardener or a soon-to-be first time gardener, planning ahead is a vital part of a successfully productive garden.

7 Ingredients of a Money-Saving Garden


As you thumb through seed catalogues, surf Internet gardening sites or troll home supply stores, here are a few garden ingredients that can help you maximize your harvest this year.

Making Your Backyard Vegetable Garden a Success

Chantal King

Food prices are climbing, and food safety scares are rising. The solution is as close as your backyard. More than 43 million Americans are planning a vegetable garden. Will you be one of them?

Edible Landscapes

Veronica Bowman

When winter nears its end and you begin feeling the desire to add beauty and fragrance to your landscape or patio, make choices that correspond with your frugal lifestyle.

Growing Protein

TDS Reader Solutions

We're used to growing veggies, but is growing protein possible in your garden?

Growing Calories as Well as Vitamins

Susan McCanless

Everyone knows that you can add a lot of vitamins to your daily diet by growing and eating your own vegetables. But how many of your daily calories can you add?

A Garden of Savings

Lisa Vitello

If you live in or around a city, you may think that you are unable to grow food because you don't have enough room. The good news is, however, that with some knowledge and ingenuity, you might be able to grow quite a bit right where you are.

Backyard Vegetable Garden

Faye Prosser

One of the best ways to cut grocery costs is to grow your own vegetables and fruits. Produce from your own garden tastes delicious and reduces your food bill. Here are some tips to get you started.

Edible Landscaping

TDS Reader Solutions

Planting a Victory Garden

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Spring Vegetable Gardens

Don Trotter

Tomatoes: The Ultimate Taste of Summer

Brenda Hyde

Time to Start Your Tomatoes

Arzeen Hamir

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