Permanent Mulch Trial (3 Pics)

gldno1April 3, 2007

I may have told you last year that I was trying to do the Ruth Stout permanent mulch method on part of the garden. Well, so far, I am loving it. Here are a few shots of this year. It was a bit of trouble planting the potatoes....had to pull the mulch back and hoe a trench. I think Ruth just pushed everything into the soil.

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sweetwm007(6 b)

ruth was quite a character.

looking good. is that hay or straw?

william

    Bookmark   April 3, 2007 at 10:19AM
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ceresone(missouri ozarks)

Ruth Stout is my "mentor"? been gardening her way for last 30 years.fixing my raised beds has messed up my method for a time, but eventually they all will be. have about all her books now--the one I'm most intune with is garding for the "aging, the busy, and the indolent".
Like she says "GOD invented mulching'.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2007 at 11:15AM
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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

That should help a lot with watering this summer. Let us know how it goes.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2007 at 10:18AM
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