The Best 5 Gardening Systems to Grow Food for all Your Family Every Year Even in a Desert

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Would you like to know how to grow your own organic food in your backyard?

Some Basic Tips

Growing your own vegetables is a rewarding activity. Not only does it give you the joy of working outside with the earth, it provides many nutritious meals for your family. Here is a little advice to get you started and to make your vegetable garden both easier and more productive.

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Lasagna Gardening & Straw Bale – The Best Gardening Ideea No limited Space, No Soil Toxic or Rocky Ground, No-Dig Methods.

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Lasagna Gardening

Have you heard the office buzz saying, Let’s hit the ground running? That’s what the scraps do as they’re tossed onto a Lasagna pile. It’s a great heap of pig’s breakfast muck, all thrown on top of each other and provides a perfect place for nature to break it all down and grow, GROW, GROW jack-in-the-beanstalks, or similar, well nearly!

Originally Published : no-dig-vegetablegarden.com

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DIY Straw Bale Gardening-An Easy Way To Grow Plant no Weeding & Harvest After the Harvest

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Poor soil? Consider straw bale gardening!

Straw Bale Gardening is a simply different type of container gardening. These straw bales (not hay bales) are a great place to plant vegetables. The straw is an easy, loose place for the plants to spread out their roots. 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…]

Straw Bale Gardening Mushrooms and Potatoes – You’ll Never Go Back To Growing In The Soil! Any Other Way Will Seem Silly Once You’ve Done It This Way.

Straw Bale Gardening Mushrooms and Potatoes

I should start off by saying that I have had a vegetable garden for a few years. The soil is poor, it is constantly full of weeds and my sprinkler system is on the fritz. I finally made the decision to try the straw bale garden because if nothing else, I would compost a bunch of organic material and could till it into the ground next spring. [Read more…]

The Best Way To Use Straw Bale For Energy And Gardening

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There is a significant amount of potential profit for the grower, as well as bedding or energy potential, in the millions of tonnes of straw which is currently incorporated into the soil.

Burning straw to generate electricity or heat may seem like sacrilege to livestock farmers but it’s an expanding industry in the tillage sector across Europe and it provides growers with an alternative income stream. [Read more…]

Straw Bale Gardening (The latest trend is growing vegetables in straw bales, a method that resembles container gardening, except that the bales are both the container and the planting medium)

Straw Bale

Straw Bale Gardening (The latest trend is growing vegetables in straw bales, a method that resembles container gardening, except that the bales are both the container and the planting medium)

Here’s how it works: You purchase straw bales – not hay bales, and the best straw bales are made from wheat. These typically cost about $5 each. Then, you “condition” the bales by flooding them with water and fertilizer for 10 days. During the conditioning, the inside of the bales starts to decompose and within a couple of weeks you have a very fertile medium, similar to compost, inside the bales. You can plant seedlings directly into the bales or add potting soil or compost to the top of the bale and use seeds. When the season is over, you harvest your crops, take the twine off the bales and knock them over. Viola! More compost!

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Straw Bale Gardening

Straw Bale

Straw Bale Gardening

Gardeners are always looking for ways to make their gardens moreproductive. The latest trend is growing vegetables in straw bales, a method that resembles container gardening, except that the bales are both the container and the planting medium.

Here’s how it works: You purchase straw bales – not hay bales, and the best straw bales are made from wheat. These typically cost about $5 each. Then, you “condition” the bales by flooding them with water and fertilizer for 10 days. During the conditioning, the inside of the bales starts to decompose and within a couple of weeks you have a very fertile medium, similar to compost, inside the bales. You can plant seedlings directly into the bales or add potting soil or compost to the top of the bale and use seeds. When the season is over, you harvest your crops, take the twine off the bales and knock them over. Viola! More compost! [Read more…]