It’s officially Spring! While it might not feel like it, depending on where you live, it’s almost time to begin gardening!
Whether you have space in your yard at home or rent a garden plot in a green space in a sprawling city, gardening is an economical and delicious hobby to maintain over the warm months.
You can grow your own vegetables, fruits, herbs, or plants and flowers that your just find beautiful. You can save money on food and decorate your home. It’s easy to reap the benefits of gardening with just a little bit of effort each week.
If you’ve never gardened before, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with some simple tips for sprouting your own plants.
Do you every purchase fruits or vegetables from the store or farmer’s market? Did you know that you don’t have to purchase seeds, but you can turn these into plants for your garden?
It’s a simple trick that you can use to start your own garden.
All you need to do is save parts of food that you buy and sprout them in water or dirt, depending on the plant.
Once they begin growing roots, they’ll keep growing until they’re ready for harvest. You can do this with many foods you regularly eat!
Besides saving you money, this method is also good for the environment.
Many people throw food scraps into the garbage. Unless you’re an avid composter, food scraps rot with other trash in landfills instead of being turned into dirt or more food.
With all of the environmental concerns we face these days, and with food as expensive at it is, this is such an easy way to eliminate excess waste and turn it into something valuable.
Plus, it can be easier than growing food from a seed!
If you’re thinking of gardening this spring, you should do it! Gardening has many benefits and it will get you out of the house for some hands-on work.
Try it out for yourself and let us know what you think!
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