Joel Karsten

Straw Bale Gardening

  This method works in any climate and for nearly every vegetable crop, and doesn’t require any soil at all, so it can be done on concrete, asphalt or even on a rooftop.”     — Joel Karsten     (Minneapolis, MN)  —  February 13, 2023  — Rooftops, patios, backyards with bad soil or anyplace with room for a straw bale can be transformed into a garden using the technique pioneered by