15 TIPS TO CUT THE COST OF GARDENING

15 TIPS TO CUT THE COST OF GARDENING

I am sure that most of us will be interested in ways of saving money. For people who are frequent visitors to garden centers it is all too easy to make those impulse purchases that over the season add up to a considerable sum. This article which I found on the Balcony Garden Web site has some great suggestions although some are more practical than others.

Gardening can be an expensive hobby, but if you want, you can save a lot of money with the help of these money saving gardening tips. Check out!

1. Make your own compost

tips to create a perfect compost
Why you consider buying compost from gardening stores when you can make your own from organic waste easily. Making compost doesn’t require a big yard! You can use grass clippings, kitchen waste, twigs. However, there are a few things you should avoid throwing in the compost pile. You can also read our composting tips for help.

2. DIY newspaper pots to start seeds

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Don’t spend money on buying seed starting trays and pots, there is a better way– Make newspaper pots. These pots are biodegradable and absolutely free. Visit instructables.com to see the tutorial, hgtv.com has an informative post on this too.

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