Local Readers: Half Off Local, Organic Produce Delivery

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Today’s Austin, Texas Groupon deal is for Johnson’s Backyard Garden. Johnson’s Backyard Gardens is a CSA that offers weekly or bi-weekly produce delivery. I have several friends that have used a CSA and a few even use Johnson’s Backyard Garden. Before you buy, you can checkout the Johnson’s Backyard Garden website.

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Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

We’ll take the beautiful floral straws , some cold lemonade, and a lush backyard garden stat. It’s been a BIG week at CheapChica’s! Aside from the reveal of the new CheapChicas.com , we also announced the release of Lilliana’s new book, The CheapChica’s Guide to Style: Secrets to Shopping Cheap and Looking Chic. Want more?


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The Advantages of Root Cellaring

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Since the 2008 recession, many people have rediscovered the savings, joys and health benefits of locally grown food – whether you have a backyard garden, participate in a community garden or shop at the local farmer’s market. In good years our gardens can be bountiful, throwing off much more food than we can consume before it goes bad.

Free and Cheap Kindle eBooks: 1001 Crockpot Recipes, Halloween Crafts and More

For the Mommas

Wiggly and his friends live in a backyard garden. Here are some cheap and free Amazon Kindle eBooks you can find: Follow the adventures of Wiggly Worm and his best friends (Snarky Snail, Rattles Snake, and Munchy Mosquito). What happens when they decide to explore outside the yard? Download: Books for Kids: Wiggly the Worm by Arnie Lightning. Collecting 1001 recipes between its pages, this book is an invaluable collection for both beginners and experts in slow cooking.

20 LED Battery Operated Rose String Lights – $6.99

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Perfect for your backyard, garden, deck or even indoors, these indoor/outdoor lights are whimsical, flexible, portable and easy to store. Adding lights is a great way to introduce a cool vibe to indoor or outdoor decor. And right now, you can pick up this set of 20 LED Battery Operated Rose String Lights for only $6.99 (regularly $10.59) on Amazon.com when you enter code SA4UOH58 at checkout.

How to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year on Your Water Bill

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Spring and summer are rapidly approaching and we all know what that means – lush green lawns, sweet-smelling flowering planters, and overflowing backyard gardens. And while most of us have access to the city water we need for drinking, flushing, and gardening, there is one easy way you can cut your water bill down quite a bit while potentially saving thousands of gallons of fresh water this season: by catching the water you need from the sky, free of charge.

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Small Raised Garden Kit – $28

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This Raised Garden Kit is only $28 today at Home Depot. This is perfect if you are still looking for a spot to plant a garden in your yard. You could plant flowers but we use our raised garden bed for growing vegetables! The 22 pound Greenland Gardener Raised Garden Kit is made from a composite material that saves 16 pounds of plastic and wood flour from landfills per bed. Not up for a backyard garden?