contrary1 has put together an informative article on ways to conserve water while gardening which is both good for the environment and saves you money.
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contrary1 has put together a little piece over at Frugal Gardening that shows that organic gardening is also frugal gardening when it comes right down to it:
Creating good soil is cheap
Good soil makes for healthy plant roots
Healthy plant roots make healthy plants
Healthy plants resist drought, disease & pests
This all means there is no need to purchase expensive chemicals to help the plants grow or to fight off pests which means more money in your pockets while still having a beautiful and healthy garden.
When it comes to gardening, there really isn't a need to purchase a lot of expensive garden tools. While a variety of garden tools can be a convenience, you can usually get by with the following basic garden tools:
Of course, these are the bare minimum. There are other tools that you can add, but these can get you started at very little cost.
I placed up a new article at Frugal Gardening titled Budget Garden Basics. The article highlights 5 points:
Learn Some Basics
Donít Be Afraid To Use Unusual Materials
Use Nature In Nature
Find Materials In Budget Friendly Places
All make good sense and a nice reminder article that gardening doesn't have to be expensive.