Hay Bale Gardening: No Weeds, no Fertilizers and Less Watering!! What a Simple but Amazing Concept!!

What is Straw Bale Gardening?

Straw Bale

Straw Bale Gardening is a simply a different type of container gardening.  The main difference is that the container is actually the straw bale itself, held together with two or three strings, the outside crust of the bale serves as the container.  Once the straw inside the bale begins to decompose, the straw becomes “conditioned” and ready to plant.  The step by step process of conditioning creates an extraordinarily productive, warm, moist and nutrient rich rooting environment for young seedlings.  [Read more…]