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8 Ways to Save Money at the Garden Center

Believe it or not, it is possible to stay on budget without sacrificing quantity or quality

Fine Gardening - Issue 168

We’ve all been thereyou head for the checkout counter at the nursery and you have a general ballpark number in minduntil the register tallies and you’re $40, $50, or $100 over your budget. How does it happen? You think you’re being reasonable about everything you put in your cart, but the credit card bill says otherwise. If you’re looking to reduce costs (and who isn’t) or looking for a way to simplify your garden shopping, the following tips can help. Best of all, they’ll cut down on the landscaping bill without sacrificing the high-quality plants, potting soil, and other gardening must-haves that you love.

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