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Straw Bale Gardens Complete Updated Edition

Author : Joel Karsten
ISBN : 9780760365236
Genre : Gardening
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This new edition of Straw Bale Gardens Complete is the only book you need to get started with the revolutionary gardening method that has taken the world by storm. Written by Joel Karsten, the originator of Straw Bale Gardening, this exciting update contains detailed, start-to-finish instructions for growing vegetables in straw anywhere, plus many new ideas and projects to help you enjoy your straw bale experience even more. Whatever your gardening challenge, Straw Bale Gardening holds the solution. Have a small or unusual space? Straw Bale Gardening is perfect for urban, rooftop, and balcony gardens. Contaminated soil? Planting in straw bales eliminates the problem. Are you inundated by weeds? With straw bales, there is no weeding. The advantages of growing a Straw Bale Garden go on and on: they require 75 percent less labor, their raised height makes planting easier, they extend the growing season, prevent disease and insect issues, are portable, hold water well but are impossible to overwater, they create excellent compost, and can be grown 100 percent organically. Among the new subjects: Cultivating mushrooms in straw and straw bales How to grow plants in hay bales (and how to tell the difference between hay and straw) Tips and ideas for making your straw bale garden more attractive How to make a cold frame with straw bales Trellising projects for growing vertically And much more Assure your success with Straw Bale Gardening with instructions and advice direct from the inventor of the method.

Straw Bale Gardens Complete

Author : Joel Karsten
ISBN : 9781591869078
Genre : Gardening
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Provides information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening.

Straw Bale Gardening For Beginners

Author : Erin Morrow
ISBN : 9781681859880
Genre : Gardening
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Instead of highly fertile soils ready for your plants, all you find is a stony surface full of glass shards and concrete bits. The best you could do with this is planting some grass and hopping it would work well. But this is not what you probably have in your mind. You want an elaborate garden that would let you plant 'real' plants. And straw bale gardening sounds like a great solution.

Straw Bale Solutions

Author : Joel Karsten
ISBN : 9780760357392
Genre : Gardening
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By now, even the most casual gardeners have heard of straw bale gardening, the pioneering method to gardening introduced by Joel Karsten. Since his first book, Straw Bale Gardens, was published in 2013, this method of growing vegetables has exploded in popularity and is now being practiced across the world.For as many folks that have taken to growing veggies in straw, you will find that each garden is somewhat different, and may solve a different gardening problem. By coming along on this guided tour of the Straw Bale Planet, you are sure to find many situations that match yours and that you can learn from when planning and starting your very own SBG. In addition to teaching by example, this latest book from Karsten also tells a story you are sure to enjoy. Straw Bale Planet traces the evolution of the SBG movement from its inception on a small tree farm in Minnesota to today. This is more than just a home gardening phenomenon; it's an institution that is being employed to combat world hunger in countries such as Cambodia, Argentina and Costa Rica. In Cambodia, a South Korean-lead program (with the cooperation of several NGOs) is creating thousands of straw bale gardens using Karsten's proprietary method.Straw Bale Planet uses the details of the SBG discovery process to provide practical information to home gardeners who want to adopt the method. While explaining the countless iterations of the method in such a wide variety of climates and situations, gardeners can learn how to practice and adapt the method to make their own gardens even more successful.

Straw Bale Gardens

Author : Joel Karsten
ISBN : 9781610587389
Genre : Gardening
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DIVYou’ll find a bumper crop of vegetable gardening books on the shelves today, but it is a very rare title that actually contains new information. Straw Bale Gardens teaches gardening in a way that isn’t only new but is thoroughly innovative and revolutionary to home gardening. It solves every impediment today’s home gardeners face: bad soil, weeds, a short growing season, watering problems, limited garden space, and even physical difficulty working at ground level. Developed and pioneered by author and garden expert Joel Karsten, straw bale gardens create their own growing medium and heat source so you can get an earlier start. It couldn’t be simpler or more effective: all you need is a few bales of straw, some fertilizer, and some seeds or plants, and you can create a weedless vegetable garden anywhere—even in your driveway./div Karsten’s step-by-step guide offers all the information you need to make your own straw bale garden today. In this lushly photographed volume, Karsten shares all of the secrets he has developed over years of teaching eager students the miracle of straw bale gardening. You’ll learn how to locate and choose straw bales, then how to condition and plant them for the earliest possible start. You’ll master Karsten’s methods for combating plant pests and maximizing space by applying the principles of vertical gardening to his straw bales. Whether it’s seedlings or seeds, veggies or flowers, there is practically no limit to the plant varieties that will prosper in a straw bale garden—and with Karsten’s breakthrough gardening guide, you can do it all yourself.

The Complete Book Of Garden Seating

Author : Janice Eaton Kilby
ISBN : 157990209X
Genre : House & Home
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Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening Complete

Author : James Paris
ISBN : 1522970533
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Growing vegetables in Raised Bed Gardens is possibly one of the most popular niche gardening techniques - and rightly so. Simple to construct and easy to operate, the Raised Bed is a champion amongst its peers which include container, straw bale, and square foot gardens - to name just a few! In this book you will find all you need to construct and operate your own Raised Bed garden. This includes composting techniques, and how to get an early start with Hot Bed gardening methods. Vegetable planting tips as well as good and bad elements of companion planting are also included. There is a FAQ section at the end for even more info on this amazing technique for growing vegetables in even the remotest of places or adverse conditions.

The Zen Of Gardening

Author : Laine Cunningham
ISBN : 0998224065
Genre : Self-Help
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The Zen of Gardening combines fifty beautiful photos with original wisdom from the garden. A gorgeous collection for gardeners and fans of Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs, Square Foot Gardening, Color Me Floral, Bonsai (101 Essential Tips), Week-by-Week, Straw Bale Gardens Complete, Carrots Love Tomatoes, and The Market Gardener.

The New Brewer

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924054734714
Genre : Brewing industry
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Complete Book Of Gardening

Author : Michael Wright
ISBN : 0718120205
Genre : Gardening
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