Spring into Summer Series: Straw Bale Gardening

Event Type: Author Event
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/6/2013
Start Time: 6:15 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
 Learn the basics of straw bale gardening from Joel Karsten, author of Straw Bale Gardening: A Complete Guide to Growing in Bales without Soil or Weeds. Straw bale gardening is simply a different type of container gardening. The container is the straw bale itself. This low cost gardening technique can be done anywhere in the country in a small space, requires minimal maintenance, and yields maximum results. Open to adults 18+. Limit 25. Legacy event.

Joel Karsten is a graduate from the University of Minnesota and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture Science. He is an avid gardener, trying new varieties of anything he can fit into his limited residential lot in Roseville. He is particularly a fan of growing dahlias, roses, hostas and day lillies, and is always on the lookout for new introductions. Visit his website at

Our Spring into Summer Series concludes with Stan Tekiela presenting Uncommon Facts about Common Birds in April.
Library: Great River Regional Library - Waite Park    Map
Registration Ends: 3/6/2013 at 5:00 PM
Status: Closed
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