Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Guess What I Found?

A whole fan page on Facebook for straw bale gardening!

Learn to Grow a Straw Bale Garden

The creator lives in Minnesota, my old stomping grounds, and there's lots of info, plus he has a website.

He uses ammonium nitrate (a type of fertilizer) in place of legume inoculant, otherwise very similar to other attempts I've read. BUT - lots of great photos of mature bale gardens and ideas for doing fencing.

I'm in heaven!


  1. YAY!!! Did you see the link I put up (I mentioned you)? has a whole thing about straw bale gardening!

  2. I did see the Thank-you for the tile - nd I could have just as easily said "thank you" for taking it - when I boght it I was afraid there wouldnt be enough, so of course there was way too much. Still looking for a home for the 12"'ers. We did our kitchen floor and countertop in tile too - love it - cuts the summer temps down about 10-15 degrees. Meant to ask you in, but we have those obnoxious dogs. Off to check out