Fortunately, gardeners don't have to choose between frugal and fantastic. In "The Dirt Cheap Greeen Thumb", Rhonda Massingham Hart provides practical, commonsense advice that helps growers save money...without compromising the harvest. Using an accessible tip format, Hart offers time-tested solutions that stretch a dollar, even as they yield beautiful, bountiful plants. From starting seeds to preserving produce, and from compost to water conservation, Hart's advice ensures that readers waste neither time nor money. The book offers dozens of helpful lists, including 'pennywise plants' and 'best ofs', and it covers all types of gardens - including vegetables, flowers, houseplants, and landscape foliage. Sidebars offer innovative moneysaving tips and simple instructions. The book will appeal to the first-time gardener, as well as to more experienced growers who are newly budget-conscious.
400 thrifty tips for saving money, time and resources as you garden