New York Times Lauds Straw Bale Gardens

March 21, 2013
For those not familiar with the technique, like New York Times writer Michael Tortorello, straw bale gardening sounds like a pretty improbable way to grow vegetables. But Joel Karsten, author of Straw Bale Gardens  for Cool Springs Press, has convinced Tortorello that the technique does work.

With his feature story about straw bale gardening in the New York Times, Tortorello is lauding Karsten's practice as a great way to garden for those who don't have dirt for planting.

Read the New York Times article that shows how a straw bale conditioned with fertilizer and water creates an ideal medium for growing plants.