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Joel Karsten

Joel Karsten

Joel Karsten is a graduate from the University of Minnesota earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture Science. He worked in the "Green" industry after graduation while he ran his own landscape design and Installation company in the Minneapolis/St.Paul metro area. He now owns a manufacturing and distribution business but is still a passionate vegetable gardener, often trying new varieties of anything he can fit into the 20 straw bales he has on his limited residential lot in Roseville. He is an avid grower of tulips, dhalias, roses, hostas and day lillies, and is always on the lookout for new introductions.  Karsten speaks regularly around the Midwest and has been a keynote speaker for events around the country.  He brings a unique blend of inovative ideas, a passion for gardening and an entreprenurial spirit for business.  He presents his revolutionary new gardening methods with an engaging style using humor, life lessons and stories that will get every member of the audience excited to try his revolutionary Straw Bale Gardening system.  His lastest book for release in March 2013, published by Quayside Publishing's local imprint Cool Springs Press, is titled "Straw Bale Gardens."

Friday, 24 February 2017 02:53

Straw Bale Gardens Webinar

This is a one hour presentation on the STRAW BALE GARDENS® method. The presentation will cover the basics, and give an overview of the topic.

The presenter is Joel Karsten, author of three best-selling books on the STRAW BALE GARDENS® method and pioneer of this amazing gardening method.

You will hear a little about Joel's history with Straw Bale Gardening, including some stories from the early days. He will do a quick study of the science behind the method, explaining a little about the biology and a bit of horticulture as well.

Finally, Joel will share a bit about the expansion of the STRAW BALE GARDENS® method around the world.

There will be an opportunity to submit questions, which may be addressed during the webinar or via email afterward.

Saturday, 26 September 2015 01:09

20 Count box of "Straw Bale Gardens Complete"

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This title is copyright 2015, Publication Date: March 2015

Thursday, 24 September 2015 18:49

Straw Bale Gardens Complete

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This title is the 2015 Newly Released book by Joel Karsten

Publication Date: February 2015

Thursday, 10 January 2013 00:00

20 Count box of "Straw Bale Gardening"

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Thursday, 10 January 2013 00:00

20 Count box of "Straw Bale Gardens"

straw bale gardens book cover

This title is copyright 2013, Publication Date: March 2013

Friday, 16 November 2012 00:00

Straw Bale Gardens

straw bale gardens book cover

This title is the 2013 Best Selling book by Joel Karsten

Publication Date: March 2013

Thursday, 15 November 2012 00:00

Straw Bale Gardening E-Files

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$9.99 USD

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 15:05

Straw Bale Gardening

SBG Book Cover 154

$14.99 USD