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Prepping for a Straw Bale Garden

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Joey shows how to prep a straw bale garden for planting.

http://strawbalegardens.com/

How to get bale started:
Day 1 -sprinkle 3 cups of organic nitrogen fertilizer and water bale until water runs out of the bottom
Day 2 – water bale
Day 3 – sprinkle 3 more cups of organic nitrogen fertilizer and water bale until water runs out of the bottom
Day 4 – water bale well
Day 5 – sprinkle 3 more cups of organic nitrogen fertilizer and water bale until water runs out of the bottom
Day 6 – water bale well
Day 7 – sprinkle 1.5 cups of organic nitrogen fertilizer and water bale until water runs out of the bottom

The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Podcast Episode 1 2015

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Join Joey and Holly Baird as they talk about how to start seeds indoors, and if you do not start seeds indoors, what to look for at your local garden center. They talk about the best place to put your compost to increase your soil fertility. Joel Karsten ofhttp://strawbalegardens.com/ as he talks about his book and how to garden using square bales. Also they talk about the difference between hybrid, organic and heirloom seeds and ideas for water collection. Join them for a jam packed show!