My Straw Bale garden at 4 weeks.

Ken H
by Ken H
The Green and Wax Beans (starting to flower)
Close up of the beans
The 'greens' on the side of the Koi pond
Close up of the lettuce and romaine
The main garden - side of the house
The broccoli
The cabbage - zucchini in the ground behind
The tomatoes - wine bottle for picture scale
Loaded with tomatoes! (keep in mind - 4 weeks from planting date)
The peppers, Strawberries in urns behind.
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  • Patricia Rauscher Patricia Rauscher on Aug 16, 2013
    We are moving to Pine Island, just west of Cape Coral, next year where I am told they have a severe nematode problem. We have been exploring raised beds and other options for our vegetable garden; this could be our solution! Would have to come up with a watering system but I think this is a great idea. One question, what are the wine bottles doing?? Thanks,

    • Ken H Ken H on Aug 16, 2013
      @Patricia Rauscher Just put there to give people some idea of the size of the plantings. Of course they were consumed after the garden was planted and growing! :)

  • Patricia Rauscher Patricia Rauscher on Aug 16, 2013
    OK Thanks Ken!