With how bad the economy has been over the past couple years, many people have grown to find an interest in gardening. This is good to do during these hard times because in the long run it could save you money, because you could plant fresh fruits and vegetables, and use them for meals instead of spending money at the store. Among the 68 million gardening households that have a that have a lawn, garden or grow plants in containers, over three quarters of them, 55.5 million households to be exact, have grown edible plants since 2009.
Garden centers say that the average food garden design size in the U.S. is 600 square feet, and although this may not seem extremely over sized, still not many people have the room for it in their yards. This is why more people have looked to alternate options for gardening. Approximately 11 percent of Americans participate in container gardening. This is known to be less work and to take up far less amounts of room
Landscaping is also popular in the United states, especially in areas with decent weather. Going to a plant nursery at a garden centers or home store you can find plants and shrubs that will truly make your house look beautiful. The landscaping aspects of a home will give it character, and offset certain parts of the house itself.
Although landscaping is not as tedious as gardening, it still requires much consideration and work. The primary difference between the two is the fact that gardening is a more frequent task, and landscaping usually only requires work a couple times of year. But both will make a house look much better.
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