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Planning For Economic Gardening

Economic gardening might come as a new concept to many gardeners, but in the long run, planning for an economic garden helps save you money and time. You want to save money with economic gardening, therefore, growing you own flowers from seed during the winter months in the indoor greenhouse saves money. You can buy a pack of seed for about one dollar. Out of one package of seeds, you can probably grow thirty or more plants.

The Greenhouse For Economic Gardening

Many people use an outdoor or the indoor green house for growing plants. This is an idea way to save money and grow healthy plants. Although the profession flower shops grow beautiful plants that are healthy, you will pay for that at the checkout. Economic gardening helps you save money, but you do not lose the health or quality of the plants.

An outdoor greenhouse can be constructed with plastic and some two-by-fours. You simply are creating a warming affect that comes when the sun beats down on the plastic creating moisture inside. Plants strive in this environment as they are starting to grow.

The indoor greenhouse can be in the basement with a box with a glass top supplying light with heat lamps or black lights. This idea has allowed people to grow plants in basements, closets and even in attics.

As you can see economic gardening can be done virtually anywhere without all the expense. You start tomato plants, flowering plants, green plants and grow your own herbs right inside the greenhouses. It is the best way to save money on gardening and you still have the best garden around.

Another economic gardening greenhouse is the one that fits in your window. This is where you have the warmth of the house during the winter months as well as the sun for stimulating growth. These are found in many home and garden supply stores and are very affordable. You just need the correct size for your window. Many people use this type of greenhouse for growing herbs year round. They just clip off what they need and the herb plant continues to produce more.

Savings From Economic Gardening

Buy growing your own herbs, you will never have to go to the store for herbs again. If you start your tomato plants early in the greenhouse, you should start having tomatoes before anyone else. You can save all your materials for the next year and keep producing your own plants year after year.


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Gardening Tip #11

Some plants require re-potting for optimum growth but there are others that resent having their roots disturbed. Or their roots system may be small enough that they don't require re-potting. One way to check if your plant needs re-potting is to turn it upside down. Tap the pot to release the plant and check its roots. If roots are all you see, then re-pot. Sometimes the roots will come out of the pot. You should either cut them off or re-pot the plant.