The author of Bugs, Slugs, & Other Thugs shares her years of practical experience and imaginative, time-tested ideas for saving money and cutting costs in the garden, and explains why some plants make better investments than others.
Dirt-Cheap Gardening offers a wealth of tips, tricks, and hints on how to:
-- Reuse and recycle to save in the yard and garden
-- Identify and acquire useful tools
-- Avoid tools that are useless "toys"
-- Institute low-cost ways of assuring healthy plants
-- Buy, save, and start seeds
-- Obtain plants for free -- or at least as best buys
-- Find money-saving plant varieties
-- Create inexpensive garden accents and accessories
-- Evaluate which plants make a better investment than others