Ask Ruth: Straw Bale Gardening

Ask Ruth: Straw Bale Gardening

Share this post…Dear Ruth, Please give me the true dirt on straw bale gardening. I have read info online about this method of gardening and it sounds like it would cut down on a lot of work and cost. Straw Bales vs. making a new set of raised beds. Much Thanks and...
Ask Ruth: Wood Mulch

Ask Ruth: Wood Mulch

Share this post… From Dottie in North Carolina: I have a question about mulch and how long it should “age” before using it. We had a particularly hard winter and that means trees down, and the chippers going full times. My neighbor brought me a LARGE load...