How to Start a Garden on a Budget: Gardening can seem overwhelming when you consider all of the materials you need to get started. Seeds, fencing, soil, tools, and more can add up--even on a generous budget. So what's a beginning gardener to do? Here are six ideas for getting started without breaking the bank.
Here’s what you need for the raised bed. (Prices accurate as of 4/9/14 at Home Depot. Your mileage may vary.) If you already have fence boards, stakes, or nails, invest in a few more bags of steer manure to enrich your soil. 3, 6-foot cedar fence boards $1.50 each: $4.50 2 in. x 2 in. x 24 in. grade stake (6-pack): $5.47 1 box of 35, 2” nails: $1.30 2 bags of steer manure @ $1.37 each: $2.74 Subtotal: $14.01 Go to website for additional info