By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter
As prices go up, people are always looking for ways to save on their food budget.
Some will resort to extreme couponing while others will look toward bulk buying as a way of dealing with this challenging economic time.
But the best way to save money on your food budget is simple and that is to create nature’s grocery store.
It is always open, there is never a recall on your product and it is very convenient.
Below are my top 10 reasons why I garden.
Hopefully, if you are not gardening, these reasons will inspire you to start. If you are an avid gardener, let me know why you garden.
- I have control over when my produce is picked and how. No more bruised or underripe produce.
- I can design what I want to eat verses what a traditional store or farmers market has available.
- I can control what treatments are administered such as fertilizer and pesticide. Read the rest of this entry »