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From WV Extension- Days 1 to 3: Water the bales thoroughly and keep them damp. Days 4 to 6: Sprinkle each bale with ½ cup urea (46-0-0) and water well into bales. You can substitute bone meal, fish meal, or compost for a more organic approach...
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Straw bail garden. I could do this!
the garden of the amazing Michael Devine.
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How to Make a Straw Bale Garden
straw bale functional
We planted a a hay bale garden this year. You take a bag of compost per bale of hay. I suggest to top that off with top soil. Water it morning and night for 10 days. Then plant.
Straw bale gardening: I can have the effect of raised beds without spending a fortune! Starting this as soon as the farmers around here harvest their winter wheat.
Straw bale cold frame.
Straw Bale Gardening For Quick Fall Gardening
Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design)
Hay bale garden
hay bale garden!
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