Use the coupon code 04243415 (thanks Buxr) to get 50% off your entire order of shrubs, perennials, flowering plants, gardening supplies and more at Spring Hill Nursery. The code, which comes just in time for spring plantings, is valid for purchases made by April 20.
Also, this week’s tip roundup offers some peace of mind. We’ve got simple ways to reduce stress brought on by financial predicaments, a list of financial mistakes that even intelligent people make (nice to know you’re not the only one), and wisdom regarding acceptance of the fact that somebody is always going to have more than you. And that’s OK.
This week’s roundup of consumer tips and personal finance advice also includes a list of actions to take right now that promise to “change your financial life forever.” One such suggested action: Do something nice for your spouse today, so that you don’t have to buy her something nice later on.
Growing vegetables in your own backyard can be enormously rewarding, with payoffs including delicious super-fresh foods and a decreased grocery bill. To get started the right way, take the advice of an expert who considers costs at every turn.
No matter how neatly manicured, vibrantly green, and classically attractive your lawn is, you’re probably not going to eat the grass. But who said gardens had to relegated to the backyard anyway? In lieu of a Wimbledon-like lawn, your front yard could yield a rich mix of figs, peppers, blackberries, radishes, and even basil plants …
It’s the perfect time of year for planting or moving shrubs, perennials, and trees: The soil’s just right, the mix of rain and sunshine are just right, and as a bonus, discounts abound as garden stores and nurseries are eager to sell off inventory before the winter lull sets in. So if you don’t buy a shrubbery and soon, I’ll be forced to …
Here are 20 new resources that, among other things, will help consumers to save money or spend it wisely, to enable folks to get good customer service or to do good in the world even if they’re broke.
This week’s link roundup covers fees no prudent consumer should ever pay, supermarkets that can save you big-time on grocery bills, reasons why you might want to splurge on a latte from time to time (OK, this isn’t just about saving money), and a no-excuses look at the real reasons you’re broke.
“Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch, and you’re probably walking on it every day.” A story reveals how to make meals with dandelions and other edible things that grow in your yard — and that you’re probably accustomed to treating with pesticides or angrily ripping out from the roots. Brilliant headline too.
Well, it’s not about saving money for some people, anyway—like the folks who pay $2,000 for someone else to build raised beds in their yard, and drop another $20 a pop for someone to come and yank weeds and collect the harvest.
Those “local” strawberries may actually be brought in on a truck from California, and, though you’ve been led to believe that it was made from scratch, that pie you just paid $15 for could in fact be pre-packaged.
Strategies for saving at the supermarket and the warehouse membership store, for cutting expenses in retirement and returning items that aren’t up to snuff—and also for snooping on your spendthrift spouse.