I don't weed my garden. I water it infrequently. I don't have root-eating pests. I rarely fertilize. I have more fresh beautiful produce than I know what do with!
Two years ago I heard a Joel Karsten speak on the radio about how he grows so much fresh produce and doesn't have to weed his garden. This of course piqued my interest as weeding to me is like living in pergatory- never ending!
Joel set up his successful container garden solely using straw bales and 2 or 3 pieces of string. No rototilling. No prepping the soil. Nothing. Zip. Nada. Zilch. Now this is the type of gardening I could do.
What Joel has perfected is called Straw Bale Gardening. It's a different type of container gardening where the straw bale becomes the container filled with enriched perfect soil.
What is so wonderful about this type of gardening is that you can do it ANYWHERE! Yes. I said and anywhere! Pick a place. Parking lot: Yes. Balcony: Yes. Sand: Yes. Gra...