Receiving SNAP Benefits? Use Them To Plant a Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

However, what I’m guessing that many don’t know is that SNAP benefits can be used to buy seeds to plant vegetables and fruits in a home garden. They could also plant their vegetables in a community garden space.

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Back to the Roots Water Garden, Betta Fish Tank That Grows Plants $44.99 (Reg. $99.99)

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Essential Garden Hanging Basket Plant Stand – $8

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Looking for a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift for the gardener? Kmart.com has this super cute and highly rated Essential Garden Hanging Basket Plant Stand on sale for only $9 (regularly $19.99). Use it to display plants indoors or out.

Ten Tips for Buying from Plant and Seed Catalogs

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

My spouse is a long time gardener from a long line of gardeners. Every January we are inundated with seed, plant and flower catalogs. Here are some tips for you to consider when buying seeds, bulbs, roots or plants from a catalog or online source.

Amazon: Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Xbox One Game Only $19.99 (Regularly $39.99)

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Hop on over to Amazon where you can get this Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Xbox One Game for just $19.99 (regularly $39.99) – l owest price. Looking for a great deal on some XBox one games? Get free shipping on a $49 order, a $25 Book order OR snag free 2-day shipping on ANY size order with Amazon Prim e (you can sign up for a FREE 30-day trial here ). OR, choose free no-rush shipping and get a $5.99

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Use Plants to Clean VOCs From the Air in Your Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

According to NASA, it is recommended that a 2,000 square foot house have at least 15-18 plants in them… which is a lot. But the more plants you have (especially from the list below), the better the chances that they will do a good job of cleaning your indoor air. Spider Plant.

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Vertical Gardening

Family Balance Sheet

It is my most favorite plant to grow in my garden, but the last two years, they have taken over my small little garden box and spilled into my yard. I was nearly panicked to think of a summer without growing cantaloupes, but I just didn't know where I was going to plant them.

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Exploring Philadelphia's Suburbs

Shereen Travels Cheap

On our way to actually stay in the city, we drove to Kennett Square, outside of Philadelphia, where Longwood Gardens lives. It's over 1,000 acres of plants, flowers, paths, and fountains. I can see how the warmer weather would make the gardens a great romantic day out.

My Garden Notebook

Family Balance Sheet

The summer garden season is winding down for me. As I begin to clear out the garden, I am making notes for next year. I have been keeping a garden notebook ever since I started my garden back in the summer of 2002 and it comes in handy year after year.

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Natural Solutions for Garden Pests

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We planted our first in-the-ground vegetable garden this year. The previous person who lived here owned a nursery, so there are a whole bunch of beautiful plants and flowering shrubs all around the property. Spider mites can be detrimental to the vegetables in the garden.

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Starting My Garden: Planting Seeds in Repurposed Egg Carton

Saving Cents With Sense

I am so excited to finally get my garden started this season! I know it is still a tad early for plants outside, since we may have a few more cold spells, but it is perfect timing to plant seeds in doors. New to Gardening? Plus, gardening is a great learning tool for kids.

Thrifty gardening Tips

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

As I was doing some yard work a couple of days ago, I noticed my neighbor tilling up a vegetable garden spot in his back yard – a sure sign of spring! Here are 4 thrifty gardening tips for you if you are planning a garden this year. Tip # 1 – Go thrifty on seeds and plants. If you buy organic non-hybrid fruits or vegetables, you can save your seeds and plant them, year after year. Trade for plants and seeds. Plant cover crops.

Garden Season #3 Begins: Planting Seeds & Frugal Gardening Series

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I have officially started my garden this year and I’m already looking forward to the fresh veggies I’ll have this summer! I picked up organic seeds and planted yellow squash, tomatoes, jalapenos, cucumber, lettuce, cilantro, and basil. 3 Easy Garden Plants for Kids.

My (almost) Square Foot Garden

Family Balance Sheet

The weather this past weekend was gorgeous, so I took advantage of it and finally planted my vegetable and herb garden. I converted to a square foot garden in 2010 and it really changed the way that I garden. It is an efficient way of gardening. Gardening

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Spring Planting Season – Get Ready with Miracle-Gro® Potting Mix

For the Mommas

Spring Planting Season – Get Ready with Miracle-Gro® Potting Mix. This premium potting soil for indoor and outdoor containers is the best way to grow plants twice as big versus unfed plants. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.

Guerrilla Gardening And Seed Bombing

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Coined in 1973 by Liz Christy and her Green Guerrilla group in New York City, guerrilla gardening uses “seed grenades” as a way of introducing vegetation to empty lots in NYC in order to make the city look better. Want to get involved in doing some guerrilla gardening of your own?

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Vertical Gardening Update: I've Got Cantaloupes

Family Balance Sheet

Cantaloupe is one of my most favorite things to grow in the garden. In years past, the plants took over my garden and spilled into the yard , so I changed my planting strategy for the melons this year and planted upward , not at ground level. Gardening

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FREE eBook: Garden Craft Ideas

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Are you a gardener? Want to add a little something to your garden to make it pretty? Download this FREE eBook: Garden Craft Ideas ! This eBook contains a nice variety of garden crafts: flower pots, watering cans, plant stakes, garden decorations, and more!

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Easy Plant Food Recipes with Three Ingredients or Less

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Easy Plant Food Recipes with Three Ingredients or Less. Could your plants and flowers use a little pick me up? If so, it sounds like your plants are hungry for a snack, and the perfect plant food can do the trick. Easy Plant Food Recipes with Three Ingredients or Less: 1.

5 Tips for the Beginning Gardener

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you want to improve your health and your sustainability, one of the best ways is to grow a garden. Caring for a garden offers opportunities for exercise outside, and it allows for you to ensure that the food you eat is responsibly grown.

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How to Learn About Gardening in a New Locale

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I’ve been trying my hand at gardening for the last 15 years, though in a very amateur way. (If The gardening season in the Midwest is how I thought gardening everywhere worked. Seeds for the spring garden are planted indoors in December.

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What to Know About Growing a Balcony Container Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

One of the things I enjoyed about living in a home was the gardening. I’m starting to grow an indoor herb garden, but I also want to be able to grow certain vegetables, even though I’m in an apartment. This is where the balcony container garden comes in handy.

How Growing Your Finances Is Like Gardening

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

My spouse and I have gained quite a bit of experience planting bushes, trees and flowers over the years. Our two biggest experiences were in planting thousands of pine seedlings from the state nursery on our 40 acre farm (in our younger years)and planting around 3000 spring flowering bulbs on our current 6 acres. In between we have planted everything from rose bushes to azalea bushes to fruit and nut trees to vegetable plants and grass.

Miracle-Gro Coupons Printable Coupons April 2016

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Square Foot Gardening: Spring Clean Up

Family Balance Sheet

We spent this past weekend, cleaning up my square foot garden. As you can see, it needed some attention: Some of the 'weeds' in the picuture is the mint that I naively planted 10 years ago when we built my garden box. It is the most invasive plant known to man! Gardening

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Growing Fruit in the Garden

Family Balance Sheet

I have been trying for years to add more fruit to my garden space. The sweetest, most tasty cantaloupe I have ever eaten was from my garden. The plants take up so much space and grew out of my box and spilled into the yard. The plants dried up. Gardening

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Gardening: Prepping, planting, charts and more

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Vertical Gardening Update: SUCCESS

Family Balance Sheet

I planted two cantaloupe plants back then and so far I have gotten 5 melons. I think I paid about $3 dollars for each plant, so that comes to $1.20 It kept the plants contained and prevented them from growing all over my yard. How is your garden doing? Gardening

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How to Control Garden Weeds

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I remember, as a child, spending hours in the garden with my mother. We would pull weeds, pick produce, plant seeds , water, and generally putter in the garden. Now that I am older and have a home of my own, I realize how much work a garden can be.

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Growing Herbs in My Garden

Family Balance Sheet

I was able to plant my herbs in my square foot garden on Monday, before the rains came in. I have always planted parsley and rosemary, but this year I added a few more. What herbs do you grow in your garden? Gardening

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Osmocote Plant Food Rebate | $.84 at Walmart

For the Mommas

There is a new limited Osmocote Plant Food Rebate available. rebate when you purchase Osmocote 3-lb outdoor and indoor plant food now through June 30th, 2012. Sign up for Home Depot Garden Club for valuable coupons. Receive a $10.00

Friday Links – Garden Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Now that the weather has changed, we are getting ready to garden. We are heading out to our little farm this weekend to plant our veggies. Happy Friday everyone. I am happy to say summer has finally shown up here. The sun is shining and the temperature is warm.

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Home Depot: FREE Gardening Clinic

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Home Depot is offering a FREE Gardening Clinic just in time for spring planting! Identify the basic steps involved in eco-gardening. Build a raised gardening bed. Learn how to plant annuals and perennials. Freebies Gardening Clinic free Free Clinic home depot

Calling All Gardeners: What's Eating Our Tomatoes?

Family Balance Sheet

I spent a lot of time this past spring shoveling out the old clay dirt that was in my garden and replacing it with the mix that is recommended in the book, Square Foot Gardening. My yard and garden is their 24 hour buffet. So, I'm calling all gardeners for advice.

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Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

One of the more interesting ways to garden is to grow items in containers. You might be surprised at the types of plants you can grow in a container garden. Container gardening can be a great way to grow your own food, improving your self-reliance and living more sustainably.

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Lowe’s: $.50 Tomato & Pepper Plants!

Saving Cents With Sense

I posted this earlier on Facebook – but wanted to let you all know that Lowe’s has tomato and pepper plants on sale today for only $.50 My Lowe’s had a variety of tomato plants (including cherry tomatoes, which grow really well!) Gardening

Succulents: Gardening for People Who don’t Garden

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

I couldn’t keep an aloe plant alive. I blame my cat, but regardless, keeping plants alive has been a difficult journey. Not only do they come in different shapes and colors, some can grow flowers, they need very little attention, and they can sprout new plants from their own leaves!!

Free Kindle Books: The Guestbook, Companion Planting And More

For the Mommas

You will learn which plants can grow together without competing for the same resources, as well as how to use companion planting to reduce pests and improve soil quality. Download: Companion Planting by Lilibeth MacQuire.

Protect Spring Plants & Save $1 on Ortho® Animal B Gon® Animal Repellent

For the Mommas

Protect Spring Plants & Save $1.00 Do you love your yard, but hate seeing your hard work get eaten up by garden pests? These essential oils provide an effective way to keep small animals away from your lawn and garden. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc.

Don’t Dig a Money Pit in Your Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Instead, you broke your budget buying every gadget from the big box gardening store – not to mention the pricier mature plants and the chemicals to make them grow faster and produce more. Grow Plants That Will Thrive In Your Climate. Compost Yard And Garden Waste.

It’s Time to Plan Your Frugal Spring Garden

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

At our house the gardening catalogs started arriving last week. The beautiful full page pictures of colorful summer flowers, trees and vegetables set the heart to yearning for warm weather and planting season. Plan your garden. Now is the time to plan your garden.

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Square Foot Gardening: Starting Over With New Soil

Family Balance Sheet

Last year, I chronicled my box garden conversion from random planting to the more calculated method, known as Square Foot Gardening. When I first set up my box garden about 9 years ago, I naively used soil that was dug up from another project on our property. Gardening

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Murphree's Market & Garden Center 50% off Plants + Possible $5 off $30 Coupon

Birmingham Bargain Mom

Murphree's Market is having a plant sale. Bargains Deals