Planting vegetables from seed will almost always be the cheapest way to grow, but sometimes it’s just nice to get seedlings from the store to help get things kick started. Peppers happen to be one of the plants that I have not had much success growing from seed and many varieties are hybrids anyway so I actually couldn’t save seed even if I wanted to. My absolute favorite pepper is the Lunchbox Sweet Snacking Peppers (also called the Yummy Snacking Peppers). They’re the fancy little colorful ones that usually come in the clear zippered plastic bags at the grocery store. They’re the ones that are bite-sized, super crunchy, amazingly sweet, and that cost $6.81 for a measly 1.5 lbs. at Costco.
So today, I want to share 4 tips on how to get vegetable seedlings for more than half off at Home Depot. I’ll use my recent pepper purchase to illustrate, but this will work with any plants sold at Home Depot. [Read more…]