Hay Bale Garden
Plants can be planted directly on top or the side.
Hay bale garden. For vegetable gardens select a full sun site with easy access to water. This is especially useful if you do not have space for a huge garden or if you have difficult soil or gravel to work with. This will cut down on weeding. Straw bale gardening also sometimes called hay bale gardening despite the difference in material uses the bales themselves as both garden bed and growing medium.
Hay bale gardening is easy and the garden area has a unique look. Any kind of raised bed makes for an easy convenient garden but one technique that is especially effective is straw bale gardening. You can place hay and straw bale gardens wherever they are convenient for you. Good bale choices are.
Conditioned with a small amount of potting soil compost and fertilizer the straw itself breaks down gradually providing its own nutrients over the course of the growing season. Hay bale gardening uses bales of hay in place of soil. Hay bale gardening a versatile form of gardening. Lastly how many bales you will need.
The result is an inexpensive method of growing organic vegetables. And similarly it prevents pests from damaging your crop. I also use a square bale garden formation for heavy feeding plants lay out the bales for an interesting garden and have mossed the sides of the bales for a very artistic flower garden. As well as bales that contain little to no weed or bale seeds.
Depending on your space its safe to say you can get 2 large plants squash cucumber etc 4 5 medium plants peppers beans etc or 2 rows of plants carrots corn radishes etc so you will need to have an idea of what you want to plant and how much of it you plan to plant then just like any in ground garden just space them out as you like.