straw bale gardening
Straw bale gardening technique.
Straw Bale & Glass Cold Frame - To keep growing in winter weather, consider this low cost clever idea. Insulate your garden with straw or hay bales & cover with glass (in this case old sliding doors) to retain heat. Some ventilation during warmer days would be necessary. Also a pest + animal deterrent. Caution around kids though! | The Micro Gardener
strawbale cold frame
Quote: "It takes two hours to set up a 300-square-foot garden that requires no roto-tilling -- no digging at all! -- and, even in drought-stricken California, only needs to be watered every ten days or so."
this is how my hay bale garden will look this year. Fresh veggies, can't wait!!
Straw Bale Gardening. NGCSU Continuing Education is hosting a lunch and learn on how to start your own straw bale garden. Straw bale gardening is perfect for areas where the soil is less than cooperative, or even for people with issues with mobility and bending. Our class will be held on April 3, 2012 from 11:30am till 1pm. This website we have attached demonstrates several ways you can successfully create your very own straw bale garden.
Straw bale gardening
Straw Bale Gardening...so smart
Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world.
The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming
I am going to try Straw Bale gardening this year! Sure sounds simple enough. We will see!
Bale Straw Gardening