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With food costs rising and household budgets tightening, home-grown garden solutions are a great way to both save and get a lot of green in 2009.
Dec/19/2008  -  Down-to-earth plan will put green in your wallet - ( Atlanta Journal Constitution )
Burpee's Chairman & CEO, George Ball, talks about the financial benefits of vegetable gardening.
Leaf lettuces like this Lettuce Simpson Elite, available from Burpee, can be grown year-round in nearly any climate — if you know what you’re doing.
Rising food prices have more New Yorkers turning their backyards, roofs and even window sills into mini-farms.

Jun/11/2008  -  Banking On Gardening - ( The New York Times )
George Ball, owner of the W. Atlee Burpee Company, said sales of vegetable and herb seeds and plants are up by 40 percent over last year, double the annual growth for the last five years.
Apr/28/2008  -  New Victory Gardens - ( CNBC video )
The demand for seeds is growing because people are growing their own food.
It makes a whole lot of sense. When food prices soar, seed sales begin to grow.

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