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New research* released by NS&I shows that gardeners are reaping the financial benefits of growing their own fruit and vegetables. Seventy eight per cent of those who grow their own said that people should consider nurturing their own home-grown produce as a way to save cash.

As NS&I announces the second year of its sponsoring the Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) 'Grow Your Own' campaign, it is urging Brits to give growing a go - with even more financial benefits than simply boosting savings. The study also revealed that growing your own produce can teach valuable lessons about looking after personal finances. The research served to reinforce the message that having an investment savings account while producing home grown produce was a recipe for success.

90% of people said that growing...

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