Growing some of your own organic vegetables is a great way to increase the amount of fresh, organic food in your family’s diet while saving yourself some cash. But it is also easy to waste money, especially if you get seduced by marketing hype and buy lots of stuff you don’t really need (e.g. hybrid seeds or fancy containers for planting), or if you don’t select your vegetables strategically. Here are 8 tips to help maximize the return on your investment.
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