Creating a Lush Garden on a Modest Budget Just Got Easier

We dream of a day when every piece of produce we could ever desire is in our very own backyard. Getting there, however, takes time and one other key ingredient (aside from sunlight): money to invest in the items you need. Gardening on a tight budget is actually much less of a hurdle than you may think. There are ingenious ways to curtail any budgeting challenges that may be limiting your field of vision. To help you create the harvest of your dreams, we enlisted the help of Burpee, a family-owned plants and seed company that lent us a few secrets of the trade. Trust us when we say that gardening on a budget just got unbelievably simple. Keep reading for five easy tricks experts always use to grow their harvests to their fullest, while keeping within their budget.

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