The History of Straw Bale Gardening

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Joel Karsten never expected to start a worldwide “gardening revolution.” But he did!

In this video interview about the history of straw bale gardening, he explains his personal story as the inventor of the Straw Bale Gardening method.

Enjoy hearing more about Joel’s Grandma Josephine and his life as a farm kid growing up in Southern Minnesota. How did the disappointing soil in the backyard of his first home inspire him to invent the SBG technique? Watch this interview and find out!

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