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Straw bale gardens are all the rage these days. People seem to love this seemingly easy way to grow vegetables in bales of straw – but is it all it’s cracked up to be? Thankfully we we author, teacher, master gardener, man of science and myth-buster Robert Pavlis to help us separate fact from fantasy. Robert recently did an experiment where he set up a side-by-side comparison of a straw bale garden with a conventional garden in the soil. Have a listen and hear what he observed!
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Owner of Aspen Grove Gardens
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Hay and straw are not the same. I noticed that several times you used the term hay when you were referring to straw. Hay is animal feed. Straw is bedding.
Thanks for the podcast. I enjoy finding one that’s from Canada.