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Michelle Obama just became the hero of parent-gardeners across America by spading up a corner of the White House South Lawn and planting lettuce, chard, and kale. She's not alone; seed companies across the nation say they're swamped with orders from first-time gardeners eager to grow their own
With the recession in full swing, many Americans are returning to their roots — literally — cultivating vegetables in their backyards to squeeze every penny out of their food budget.
Feb/27/2009  -  Grow Your Own - ( ABC News )
Victory gardens are sprouting up everywhere.
Would you like a money garden? According to W. Atlee Burpee & Co., a home vegetable garden “...will result in a 1 to 25 cost-savings ratio.
Hard economic times are acting like instant fertilizer on an industry that had been growing slowly: home vegetable gardening.
Feb/17/2009  -  Save money: grow some vegetables - ( The Florida Times-Union )
Burpee's "Money Garden" special is an example where $10 worth of seeds can produce $650 worth of vegetables. Talk about a good (and delicious) return on an investment!
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.

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