Yes there is a double meaning “hidden” there.

mainly because the best way I know to drastically cut gardening expenses, is, well, to use cuttings and seed packets, instead of buying plants at the nursery.

I admit I did purchase a few plants lately, the reason being I wanted to freshen up my garden with geraniums, and I didn’t have a “mother plant” to begin cutting from.

And, of course, the new cacti for the new renovated cacti table needed to be bought, so.

Other than that, I’ve been managing very nicely with what I gave already growing: lavender, rosemary, melissa, mint, and flower seed packs I ordered on eBay, for a fraction of the cost of the same plants in the nursery.

The thing is, aside from nasturtiums, they are probably the easiest flowers to grow ever, ( just tuck the bulky seeds in and everything will be ok, by the way- if you just leave it about-it will regrow itself next season. if you haven’t developed a taste for dried leaves spread all over your garden ( I haven’t)then get on your knees and collect the seeds and keep them in a dry cool place, preferably in a paper bag. or- you can pile the dried leaves to designated corners of the garden, (mulch?) and next season-those corners will be a spreading center for new nasturtiums.)

Enjoy- the cooliflower.

I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far as it concerns the contents of this blog,  therefore anything written on the blog is not to be taken as any kind of advice, and should you choose to rely on anything  I write on this blog- you are doing it at your own risk and at your own responsibility.

Published by wiseassvegan

an organized full time working vegan -with plenty of ideas on getting everything done in the most simple and efficient way possible.

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  1. Planting from seeds is not about being frugal – There is something that so satisfies the nurturing instincts , and is also rewarding.

    I sell approx 50 plants a year from cuttings or seeds which I have harvested and these funds are donated to a favourite charity. It is another reason to expend effort in the garden – and cheaper and more personally valuable than a gym membership.

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    1. I believe you’ve found a beautiful and most definitely rewarding way to give, and thank you so much for sharing!

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