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Do you have room for a pot on your patio, or a planter box on the window sill?
Or do you have room for a large garden in your back yard? If you have room for any of these you can save money on groceries by planting your own fruit and vegetables. Gardening is way easier than you think.
With the cost of goods on the rise and produce changing seasonally you could save your family a large portion of money by planting a simple garden. Think about how much do you spend on fruits and vegetables? Do you have room to grow a few herbs on your window sill? Or could you grow tomatoes and lettuce or strawberries in a pot on your patio? Do you have room in your backyard to create a large garden?
You could feed your family by growing a garden? You could create an income selling the bounty of your harvest. If you could can and preserve the harvest from your garden could you feed your family all year round healthy pesticide free vegetables and produce? Yes, yes you could.
Growing a garden will help you feed your family and save money.
Planting a few vegetables during the spring and summer will help you off set the cost of produce during the season. You get to spend the time growing your own food. You know where your food is coming from and you save money. You can grow as much or as little as you want.
A garden box on your patio could supply you with all your greens or enough strawberries for jam. Do you like tomatoes, they grow well in a pot on the patio?
Did you know?
You can grow potatoes in a bag. Plant them and harvest them in the fall. Did you know people turn their entire yard into gardens to feed their families? You can read The Backyard Homestead and learn how to produce all the food you need on just a 1/4 acre of land. Imagine being able to feed your family from your own yard and not having to spend money on produce. Think of all the money your will save.
Whether you grow a big garden or just a window sill herb garden with the kids. Get your hands dirty and have some fun.
Have an amazing day,
Saving & Simplicity