Home gardens growing in this recession

Home gardens growing in this recession

There are 5 comments on the WTHI Terre Haute story from Mar 22, 2009, titled Home gardens growing in this recession. In it, WTHI Terre Haute reports that:

This growing trend of home gardening is up 19 percent according to the National Gardening Association.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WTHI Terre Haute.

Duhhh

Fallon, NV

#2 Mar 23, 2009
ok
Poonjab

United States

#3 Mar 24, 2009
My garden is in my basement!
Ten seventeen

Terre Haute, IN

#4 Mar 3, 2015
Poonjab wrote:
My garden is in my basement!
Do you use one of those topsy turvy tomato planters?
Wondering

United States

#5 Mar 4, 2015
Poonjab wrote:
My garden is in my basement!
whAt kind of lights do you like and what's the best?
localyocal

Terre Haute, IN

#6 Mar 4, 2015
You don't have to be an extreme "prepper" to have a garden. It's just common sense to grow your own vegetables to feed your family. So many of our youth have no idea what fresh-from-the-garden tastes like anymore. I garden, dehydrate, and can my goods, just like previous generations. I'm not a prepper, but I like being prepared. Keeping one step ahead of the game in life is just using your noggin' these days. My yearly pay keeps me just barely (like $175.00 barely) over the poverty level. A pack of seeds to grow your own meals is pretty cheap!
I though gardening in the basement was for "other" crops, lol.

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