12 Smarter Ways to Garden on a Budget

Money doesn't grow on trees - unless you're one of these savvy gardeners.

By Hometalk Highlights

Start your own seeds instead of buying plants

This cinnamon hack will be the boost your baby seeds need!

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Take cuttings & propagate your best growers

There's actually a trick to propagating Hostas with ease and it will save you money.

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Supplement soil with used coffee grounds

Add used coffee grounds to your soil to boost the acidity and fill up some space.

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Use cheaper fillers for planters (like ferns)

Ferns are a beautiful, voluminous planter filler, and they won't break your budget.

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Repurpose found materials into planters

Make a concrete towel planter to get a big-impact look on a teeny tiny budget.

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Take cuttings from a few favorite plants

Take bits and pieces from your favorite plants and grow them into full-sized beauties.

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Plant inside empty containers or recyclables

Make a hanging vertical garden from soda bottles, old plastic containers, or even cardboard boxes.

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Keep deer from chomping your valuable plants

Once you've invested in your garden, don't let deer eat away at your greens. This soap trick helps!

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Build your own beds for cheap

Use PVC pipes, plastic sheets or shower curtains - let your creativity make up for your budget.

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