Queen of free: Grow own greens to save on green

Slowly but surely, the ground is warming, and the sun is filling our skies. Spring may have taken her sweet time, but she’ll arrive soon (perhaps not soon enough for some of us). Of all the many things you can do to enjoy the milder weather, it might be a good idea to explore planting a garden this year.

I’d never claim to be a home farmer, but our family frequently enjoys the fruits of our summer labor through the fresh fruits and veggies we grow in our own backyard. Best of all, growing our fruits and veggies means we get to cut down on the grocery expenses during the summer months. But the real fun (and of course some work) begins during the spring months.

These money-saving tips will help rookie gardeners and old pros alike save green while you grow your greens.

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