Good Organic Gardening

cash-saving CROPS

Saving money isn’t uppermost in our minds when we plant vegetables, but the canny gardener can not only harvest a delicious crop but also save money along the way.

General wisdom is that growing at home doesn’t necessarily save money and this may be true for some crops, but growing organic produce at home rather than buying it from the market or supermarket makes financial as well as nutritional sense.

Where time and space are at a premium, concentrating on growing crops you enjoy eating

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Good Organic Gardening

Good Organic Gardening4 min read
Things To Do In MAY
The heat may have only just receded but in cool, elevated and inland areas, be on frost alert, especially on cold, clear nights. Frost brings an end to summer vine crops, especially pumpkins, sweet potatoes and chokos. Relegate frost-damaged annual v
Good Organic Gardening4 min read
Food Front And Back
Imagine booking a weekend retreat to a B&B tucked away in a quiet corner of the lower Hunter Valley, then rocking up to a vine-draped little Eden of 60-odd fruit and nut trees and over 40 herb and vegie beds — along with the more predictable comforts
Good Organic Gardening2 min read
Moon Planting
Late autumn means it’s still a good time in most regions to get all those lovely health-giving brassicas and root vegetables into the garden Winter has officially arrived and, while it’s a quieter time for planting in cooler regions, there’s lots to