Grocery bills add up, especially when you have many mouths to feed, and buying organic food can also incur large bills. The spring weather is your cue to start pruning your weeds and start planting some healthy foods
Day says that spring is an ample time to start collecting your seeds, prepping your soil, and getting ready for the bounty. There are many vegetables that are easy to grow like squash, green peppers and tomatoes, she mentions.
Sean Steinmarc, co-founder of PSGive.org
, an online fundraising community for charities, says herbs like cilantro, chives and mint are also easy to grow and taste more delicious homegrown. “Not only do you save money, but help also lower your carbon footprint instead of buying produce shipped cross-country,” he says.
Valerie Deneen, a budget blogger at Frugal Family Fun Blog
, says that gardening is also a good way to get your whole family involved.
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