• Victoria Mosier

    Our New Straw Bale Garden–Part I | Root Simple

  • Rebecca Dhand

    Our New Straw Bale Garden–Part I - Excellent set-up. Southwest facing, put the tallest plants in the long back row.

  • Zada Sorrell

    hay bale gardening - much cheaper than raised beds, with the compounding interest of mulching hay bales.

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