GLPDC Podcast #1 – Straw Bale Gardening

Show Notes

  • Shave horse
  • Sociocracy
  • Permaculture Design magazine
  • Straw Bale Gardens
  • What is a straw bale garden
  • When would you want to use them in an urban setting
  • Seasoning the bales: 12 day cycle, alternating nitrogen and water for 11 days, adding a 10-10-10 fertilizer on last day, and then you’re ready to plant!
  • What is good to grow in them
  • Watering them
  • Adding soil pockets — yes or no?
  • How long they last and what to do with them afterward
  • Creative ways to use straw bales in your system