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Gardening on a Dime

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Enjoying fresh produce this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. Use these tips to get your home garden blossoming on a dime.

  1. 53% of Americans have a home garden.3
  2. Start growing from seeds. Seeds are inexpensive and usually cost between $1 and $3.1
  3. The top five vegetables grown in the U.S. are2:
    • Tomatoes
    • Peppers
    • Green Beans
    • Cucumbers
    • Onions
  4. Make your own compost. Average compost cost is $25-$33 per yard.4
  5. A home garden can save you around $600 in produce annually.3

References:

  1. https://www.howmuchisit.org/how-much-do-garden-seeds-cost/
  2. https://www.farmersalmanac.com/companion-planting-guide-31301
  3. http://homeandgardenamerica.com/a-home-garden-can-save-you-money
  4. https://www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/composting