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August 31st, 2009
01:28 PM ET

Gardening surges in recession

Grow your own. It seems everyone's doing it now. The number of fruit and vegetable gardens in the U.S. has exploded as Americans look to save money during the recession. CNN's Christine Romans takes a look at how gardening has become such a hot hobby.

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  1. Wilma Cornwall

    I just heard Christine Roman say how much interest we received on the loans that were paid back. How much interest did we pay when we borrowed the money to loan to the banks? Is it a wash?

    August 31, 2009 at 1:43 pm |