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How Much Can Gardening Really Help You Save on Produce?


About this time of year, a lot of us think that maybe we could grow some of the food we eat. If not to save money, then to know where our food came from and what chemicals it was exposed to. Meryl Streep was famously quoted as saying, “It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s ... Read More »

    NESG Debt Garden 2010


    Andy Faria from Northeast Settlement Group sent in pictures of his 2010 debt garden. He’s following up the trend I started with this post. I have to confess, my garden this year is disappointing. The broccoli and yellow squash were killed by noseeum pests. The lettuce went absolutely crazy but the tomatoes have taken off and right now I’m inundated ... Read More »

      New Addition to the Debt Garden 2010 – Potato Grow Bags

      Potato Sacks

      We, read that Pam, got our potatoes planted yesterday in our garden. This year we are using these Potato Planter Bags to plant the potatoes in. Last year we planted them in the beds themselves but the potato plants took up way too much space. The bags are made of a slightly porous felt like material that allows water to ... Read More »

        Debt Garden 2010 Planted – Pic

        Debt Garden 2010

        Last year we went way overboard with our deck garden. Excitement lead to over planting way too much stuff. And we also learned that not every veg needs to be started from scratch. So yesterday we made a trip to Home Depot and picked up our Bonnie vegetable plants for the garden this year. Click on image for a larger ... Read More »

          I’m Saving Money But Having Fun, Without Being Frugal. All So I Don’t Have to Work.


          First off, let me be perfectly clear that I think that being too frugal, sucks. I remember some time ago I was chatting with my friend Michelle Singeltary, who writes for the Washington Post, and she was telling me about all sorts of frugal tips readers had shared with her. Right or wrong, I am not cutting the tops off ... Read More »

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