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) Wonder if this would work?
How to Plant a Living Wall - Sunset See how to create your own vertical garden inspired by a living wall in Paris designed by Patrick Blanc. This planting includes ferns, bromelaids, coral bells, spider plants, and elephant ears.
use dried banana peels as a plant fertilizer, a great source of phosphorus, potassium and other important trace minerals for plants- to dry banana peels, place them on paper towels in an open weave basket
Wisconsinites can start planting tomatoes in May! Straw bale conditioned with fertilizer and water creates an ideal medium for growing plants; and Joel Karsten in his yard setting up a straw-bale garden.