How to Build a Straw Bale House?

Answer Building a straw bale house is great. It is a very low carbon method of creating a home. This is a VERY ROUGH GUIDE to the things and methods you might need to build one.Once built the structure co... Read More »

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How to Build a Straw Bale House in Idaho?

Straw bale building is an eco-friendly and energy-efficient construction method. This is becoming a popular home building method. The best environment for a straw bale construction is a dry climate... Read More »

How much is in a bale of pine straw?

The amount of straw in a pine straw bale depends on the type of bale. Pine straw comes in round or square bales, which can weigh between 25 and 50 pounds. A 40-pound bale of pine straw covers about... Read More »

What do you do with the bales after straw bale gardening?

A Second GardenDetermine if the straw bales can be reused for another straw bale garden. Reuse second-season straw bales that haven't fallen completely apart by shoring them up with twine. Wrap twi... Read More »

How to Grow a Straw Bale Garden?

Straw bale gardens are a growing fad among urban gardeners and others looking for a challenging way to raise plants away from natural soil. Using straw and compost rather than soil as beds for plan... Read More »