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Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening

Five Vegetables You Can Grow In Kansas City

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Don’t waste your stay-at-home time during the pandemic. Start a garden!

Just consider the advantages of gardening. Stop going to the grocery store so often. Save some money. Put unused space to work. And consume healthier food.

Jessica Vaughan, a suburban homesteader in Belton, Missouri, shows how you can inexpensively start growing five vegetables right now by using containers.

“Every spring when I realize that my first tomato is coming in, the feeling is incomparable,” Vaughan says. “I get so excited.”

You can too. Check out the attached video. Take some notes. This weekend is a great time to start!

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