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

Answer 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 »

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How many bales of straw do I need to seed an acre?

Although the amount of bales may vary depending on the type and size of the straw bales, about 100 should be used to efficiently seed an acre. At that amount, about half of the soil should be visib... 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 »

How to Build a Straw Bale House?

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 »

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 »