Ideas for Low-Cost Gardening
Add green to your landscape while keeping some in your wallet. Check out our best money-saving tips to help your garden and your budget thrive.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionUse cuttings instead of buying more plants.
If you love the coleus you already have, there's never a need to buy more. Simply take cuttings in the fall, pot up the new plants, keep them indoors by a window for the winter and you'll have plenty of instant color for the garden after the last frost in spring. For more varieties, exchange cuttings with friends, neighbors or garden-club members. Shown here, 'Indian Summer.'