Gardening on a Budget

It’s always so much fun to think of great ideas for home projects! Yet, the costs of materials can deter anyone from following through with their artful ambitions. This is the same problem with creating the garden of your dreams. 

According to Modern Farmer, if you are creative, ambitious, and thrifty you can create a beautiful garden on a very low budget. Below are 10 steps in reducing your costs:

1. Grow from Seeds, Not Starts

2. Go to a Seed Swap

3. Take Cuttings

4. Repurpose and Upcycle

5. Forage for Your Gardening Supplies

6. Design it Yourself

7. Make Your Own Soil Amendments

8. Avail Yourself to Free Compost and Mulch

9. Become a “Free List” Specialist

10. Grow Organic