Friday, October 30, 2009

Gardening To Help Your Food Budget !

Watching 'Little House on the Prairie' gave us a sense of
what life use to be like a long time ago when there was no
grocery store to stop in at on your way home from work in
the evening.

We would see Charles breaking the soil with a plow and his
team of horses and almost fall asleep while eating his

Working hard to produce their food was necessary. If they
didn't work to produce their own garden they may not have
enough food to get them through for the winter.

Over the years, as times changed, it has become possible
for grocery stores to offer foods to consumers for less
money than what it would cost to grow it themselves.

Because of that most people do not have to grow their own
garden for food because of the affordable prices. There are
some that find that growing a garden is still necessary for
their own personal reasons.

Growing a garden may be a way of life for some. If you grow
up producing a garden every year you soon learn all the tips
and tricks that you can pass down to your children.

Raising a garden for your main source of food requires a
lot of work and some expense involved as well. In the end
you can enjoy everything from your garden all year long by
preserving them.

When you harvest your food you can save seeds from your
vegetables so you can use them next year to plant with.
This will save you money in the long run because purchasing
seeds and plants can be a big expense.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

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