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  • Quick overview of Straw Bale Gardening
  • Soil vs Growing Media
  • Composting drives Straw Bale success
  • Who should try Straw Bale Gardening?
  • Grow 120 Italian dinners for $10

Why is the interest in Gardening driven by a lousey economy?

  • Inexpensive source of healthy food
  • Family activities extend outdoors
  • Investing in the home verses vacationing
  • The feeling of accomplishment is inspiring

Why is Straw Bale Gardening taking root?

  • Anyone can do it, no heavy lifting involved
  • "Raised" bale means less bending over
  • Can be done 100% organically
  • Less insect and disease infestation
  • Perfect for Seniors and Wheelchair users
  • It's a hit with beginning gardeners and kids