motherearthnewsmag: Guide to Urban Homesteading Learn about urban homesteading skills, such as small-scale composting, urban beekeeping, and how to set up a rainwater catchment system. By Rachel Kaplan Photo by maXx Images/mcPhoto - Gardening Rush
Winter gardening: Time to choose your bare root varieties for your urban garden or small orchard. Apple trees, pear trees, plum trees, along with plants like grapes and strawberries should be available in your nursery in the early parts of the year.
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Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design) Wonder if this would work?
Straw bale gardens require less soil, less water and hold heat. As the straw breaks down nutrients feed the plants. Combining a straw surround with a hugel interior, topped by lasagne layering is an excellent idea for an area with poor quality soil.