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Seed swapping for beautiful gardens on a budget

This weekend I experienced my first ever seed swap. Seed swaps at their simplest are events where gardeners meet and exchange seeds. Growing from seed is the cheapest and most rewarding route to a beautiful and bountiful garden, and seed swapping events are a wonderful way to share the excesses of your yield and find [...]

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I'm a mum on a mission to make our hard earned cash stretch further, without compromising quality family time and fun. This blog documents my tried and tested money saving and income generating tips. I hope to provide practical ideas and inspiration to help families in similar situations improve their finances and live well on less.