Straw

Starting A Straw Bale Garden How To Plant Straw Bale Garden Beds
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For effective straw bale gardening:Use straw, not hay. Hay is made from alfalfa and grasses that still have the seeds attached, and these seeds will t...
using hay as mulch
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But using hay as mulch has some surprising benefits. It does indeed break down, but unless you have a very wet environment it shouldn't get moldy. Ins...
how much hay to cover garden
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Stout recommended an eight inch layer of hay mulch between plants to discourage weeds, improve the quality of the soil, conserve moisture, preserve te...
hay in garden weeds
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Aside from well-aged compost, hay is arguably the best mulch for a vegetable garden. Like straw, it's a good insulator, effective against weeds, and b...
straw or hay for garden mulch
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Straw is the bare stalk remaining after a nutritious seed head, such as barley or wheat has been harvested. ... If your goal is simply to cover the so...
can i use old straw for mulch
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Don't use your leftover straw bale as mulch; it will only present you with nasty weeds next planting season. Instead, use them to actually grow a gard...
oaten hay for mulch
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But using hay as mulch has some surprising benefits. It does indeed break down, but unless you have a very wet environment it shouldn't get moldy. Ins...
oat straw for garden mulch
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Is oat straw good for mulch?Should I mulch my garden with straw?What kind of straw do you use in a vegetable garden?What kind of mulch is best for gar...
how to chop straw for mulch
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How do you chop a straw?How do you use straw as garden mulch?Can I use old straw for mulch?How do you keep straw mulch from blowing away?Does straw de...