I've found hands down the best way to save on groceries is to grow my own. For every dollar I spend on the garden I harvest $5-10 in groceries. And quite frankly food doesn't get any healthier than fresh from the garden, still warm from the sun. It's also a great workout, you can pick up a really nice rototiller for half the price of a gym membership. Win-win-win baby.
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267If you don't have space for a full size garden, a great way to incorporate fresh food into your diet is to plant container gardens. The accomplishment of growing & nurturing a tomato, pepper, carrot...plant or seed to produce nutrient rich, flavorful fresh food can't be beat.
Clay pots are usually less expensive & plant boxes are good for herbs and miniature carrots. It's really easy I promise you. I had my 1st container garden on a concrete patio outside my apartment years ago. That is how my passion for gardening started. It's that first flavor explosion bite, Enjoy!
Plant a garden. You will save a lot of money by eating all the vegetables that you grow. You can freeze or can the extras or sell them at a roadside market. We even can vegetable soup using all the vegetables that we grow. If you plant early enough, you can usually get in two plantings a summer
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