There is an interesting article at The Daily Green explaining the cost benefits of growing your own garden (plus, you can grow organic without market cost especially if you add compost to your garden). The Daily Green also has a section with gardening tips, and my favorite find was Hip Chick Dig’s newspaper seed-starting pots:

And I have yet to try this method, but 2-liter soda bottle “greenhouses” seem like a pretty nifty seed-starting idea, too — as long as you recycle them when you’re finished! ☮