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    Straw Bale Gardening

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    • Becky Konemann

      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...

    • Kristi M

      Straw bale gardening.Great article/tutorial from WVU Extension Service.

    • Amanda Kauth

      WVU Ext - Agriculture & Natural Resources | Straw Bale Gardening

    • Charlotte Bigg

      More info on straw bale gardening. Do NOT use hay! Hay = weeds

    • Nicole Kusold

      Straw Bale Gardening - How to Get Started & Maintain

    • Mary Carter-Vail

      Straw bail garden. I could do this!

    • Debbie Luzier

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    • Kelli Barton

      Gardening with straw bales

    • Karen Duke

      luscious straw bale garden

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