I have shared many times about my DIY (do it yourself) attitude.
Here is another great article about choosing to grow foods which will cost less to grow than to purchase.
There is no (little) point in growing something which you can purchase at the store, or your local farmer’s market, for less money (unless you just want to).
I am the most excited about the vine vegetables and fruit trees as my wife and I both love fruits and vegetables, but everyone knows these are among the most expensive purchases at any grocery store.
MSN also points out 5 foods to avoid growing because they are cost prohibitive:
Finally, the second part of the article gives some tips on gardening cost efficiently, my favorite being the last, “Be a Minimalist.”
As I’m trying to turn over a new leaf and actually do some of the crap I think up, I plan to be posting about my own raised, square foot garden (similar pictured above) soon!