Gardening has an abundance of different health benefits most people aren’t aware of. From lowering cortisol and reducing stress, adding a little more green in your life never hurts anything (even your bank account). Whether you have a small apartment or a full backyard to play around with, there are some easy ways to save money opting for planting a garden over grocery shopping.
Whether you have a small apartment or a full backyard, there are easy ways to save money by opting for planting a garden over grocery shopping.
Did you know that the average American spends roughly $6,800 on food each year? That is about 12.6 percent of their total spending. Not to mention, the majority of food expenses are spent on produce that could easily be grown in your backyard when putting in a little of your time.
With seeds, pots, and water costing little to nothing, there is a tremendous opportunity for growth on this small investment. This hobby could save you up to $800 a year!
Luckily, Mint compiled some noteworthy stats on how you too could save dollars by planting your own plants. Along with that, we added some money-saving insider tips on which plants could save you the most green, and the different ways you could benefit from adding this healthy hobby to your routine.
Check out Mint’s infographic below to see for yourself!
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