Hay bale cucumbers!


The cucumbers are begining to trickle in, soon to be a flood! We ate cucumber,onion, and baby squash with oil and vinegar for lunch today.Veggies taste so special when you grow them yourself!

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2 questions
  • ST
    on Mar 16, 2016

    Hello. How do you prepare the bales? Thanks, ST

  • Pat5329753
    on Jun 28, 2016

    How do you get started . do you just put the plants into the bales.

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  • Custom Interiors
    on Jun 28, 2012

    Snake Away products (crushed up mothballs) are just formaldyhyde saturated products. You don't want them close to your hay bales. Too close to your food. Make a boundary away from bales. Snakes don't like to cross it. Another safer solution for snake repelling is granulated sulfur. Will not last as long as Snake Away products but the repelling part is the same (they don't like to cross it as it has a burn effect on their underbelly, they just avoid the area) but it is much safer for soil.

  • Susan S
    on Jun 29, 2012

    Good to know CI - thanks for sharing that!!

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