"People's home grocery budget got absolutely shredded and now we've seen just this dramatic increase in the demand for our vegetable seeds. We're selling out," said George Ball, CEO of Burpee Seeds, the largest mail-order seed company in the U.S. "I've never seen anything like it."
Lettuce...no it's not weeds. We also planted carrots, melon, tomatoes, basil, squash, green beans and a huge pumpkin.For 2009, The National gardening Association is predicting a 19 percent increase in home gardening. I certainly am looking forward to a lower grocery bill. My kids love fresh, organic vegetables. Well two of my three kids love veggies and I am hoping that the third will get on board and eat the green beans she planted.
Now all we have to do is find some info. on natural methods to keep the critters from eating the goods.
She wanted to wear this 15 year old hand me down green sweater for St Patty's Day. I pick my battles. This time, she won.
I will keep you posted.