Want to stick to a budget while keeping your garden looking amazing? Follow these tips to save money on garden supplies.
Direct sow seeds in soil or use toilet paper rolls to start fall garden seeds instead of purchasing seed cell trays. The TP roll can be planted directly in the soil. And as it breaks down, plant roots can grow into the soil.
Make cloches from old plastic soda bottles.
Use old milk jugs, rotisserie chicken containers, and plastic soda bottles as seed starting containers for indoors or winter sowing.
Regularly clean and oil your tools so they last longer.
Look for old plant pots that are being discontinued at garden centers.
Extend your garden season by making a cold frame using an old window that sits on old bricks, pavers, or wood.
Keep plastic nursery pots and use them at the base of larger fall planters to keep those containers light AND use less soil.
Follow along to learn more about ways to save money in the garden.