Gardening is more popular than ever and now you can grow all types of vegetables in any location. Idiot's Guides: Straw Bale Gardening explains the many advantages of growing an entire garden in straw bales. Dozens of helpful step-by-step, color photography illustrates how to arrange and prepare the bales to get the best results and take full advantage of all that straw bale gardening offers:
-- Easier to build than typical raised-bed or container gardens
-- Easier to arrange and access than other raised-bed gardens
-- Less expensive than most raised-bed or container gardens of equal size
-- Greater resistance to pests
-- No tilling
-- No or little weeding
Finally, with color illustrations, the reader is shown what grows best next to what and how much can be planted to maximize yield.