By Michelle Fabio
A recent KCAU-TV report says that sales of vegetable plants will continue to rise throughout 2009, showing a further trend in home gardens.
Horticulturist Dale Lindgren of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center cites two main reasons for the increased interest in home gardening: food safety concerns and the poor economy.
One of the plants especially benefiting from more people gardening is, not surprisingly, our beloved heirloom tomatoes.
Are you and/or others you know gardening more because of the economy or food safety concerns?