Straw Bale

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Adding a layer of clean straw to the chicken run, cleans off the chicken's feet before they walk back into the coop. Adding a nice nest of soft straw to the laying boxes will also help keep the eggs cleaner.

Tips for Using Straw in the Garden

Straw bales are so compresses that you will be surprised at how much space one bale will cover.

Place the bale at one end of the garden and clip the ties that run around the bale. Insert a trowel or sharp shovel to help break up the bale into pieces.

Straw will compost quickly and is a great way to hill around stems.

You can place a 3 to 6 inch layer between rows and between plants in each row. You will need to add another 2 to 3 inch layer,, to help keep the weeds down and moisture in the soil during the hottest part of summer.

Tips for Using Straw as Mulch for Vegetables How to use straw mulch in the garden is easy. Bales of straw are so compressed that you might be surprised at how much of your garden one bale will cover. Always start with one and buy more if it’s needed. Place the bale at one end of the garden and clip the ties that run around the bale. Insert a trowel or sharp shovel to help break up the bale into pieces. Place the straw in a 3- to 6-inch (7.5-15 cm.) layer in between the rows and between the plants in each row. If you’re growing a square-foot garden, keep the straw to the center aisles between each garden block. Keep the straw away from the leaves and stems of the plants, as it may spread fungus to your garden crops.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Straw Mulch In Gardens: Tips For Using Straw As Mulch For Vegetables https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/straw-mulch-for-vegetables.htm
Tips for Using Straw as Mulch for Vegetables How to use straw mulch in the garden is easy. Bales of straw are so compressed that you might be surprised at how much of your garden one bale will cover. Always start with one and buy more if it’s needed. Place the bale at one end of the garden and clip the ties that run around the bale. Insert a trowel or sharp shovel to help break up the bale into pieces. Place the straw in a 3- to 6-inch (7.5-15 cm.) layer in between the rows and between the plants in each row. If you’re growing a square-foot garden, keep the straw to the center aisles between each garden block. Keep the straw away from the leaves and stems of the plants, as it may spread fungus to your garden crops.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Straw Mulch In Gardens: Tips For Using Straw As Mulch For Vegetables https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/straw-mulch-for-vegetables.htm
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