Category Archives: Hay Bale Gardening

My Garden Update 3/9/16

Oh I just love it when seeds begin popping up and things begin to flower.  I am very impatient this year with my garden since I am trying some new things.  Here is what’s blooming and growing in my garden … Continue reading

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Jean Hay Bale Gardening

Growing food in Florida can be quite hard and nematodes are one of my greatest challenges.  I have decided this year to try something different, again, a jean garden.  I purchased these jeans 1/2 off at Goodwill and stuffed them … Continue reading

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My first watermelon of 2015.  I have a small one still growing and I am hoping I will get some more. I purchased the Georgia Rattlesnake seeds from Baker Creek Seed Company.  I have liked everything that I have purchased … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 3/13/15

I have been working hard the past few weeks trying to get my hay conditioned, seeds planted, garden clean-up and raspberry trellis in. Phew, I just get tired thinking of all I had to do.  The hay bales usually get … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 1/3/15

My garden is actually doing O.K. and I haven’t been doing a lot this winter.  I have been better at planting celery ends and watering them faithfully.  If I don’t they die quickly.  I also have now planted 3 onion … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 12/16/14

I haven’t really done much in my garden the past several months.  Of course being sick for one month didn’t help.  I did get some mulching done in the front yard 2 months ago and now I am working on … Continue reading

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Update for My Florida Hay Bale/Raised Bed/5gal Bucket (7-9-14)

I can’t believe it is the 9th of July already and my garden is still producing tomatoes and green beans.  I have decided to stop picking my greens beans and let what is on the vine go to seed. We … Continue reading

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My backyard Spring/Summer Veggie Haul 6/21/14

I just had to share how well my garden is doing in case some of my friends want to start their own hay bale gardens.  If you start planning now and slowly purchase hay, you can just leave it sit … Continue reading

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5-30-14 Update on Hay Bale Garden

I think I am at the point of saying that I really do like gardening in my hay bales.  Everything seems to be doing great.  I am going to have to pull my cukes but, at over 90 degrees in … Continue reading

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Update on Hay Bale Garden/Grow Buckets/Backyard Orchard Culture 5-17-14

  Boy times seems to fly.  It has been 17 days since I posted an update on my garden and it is doing great! If you would like to see a layout of my garden please go to this link. … Continue reading

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