7 Great Plants for a Straw Bale Garden

Tomato plants are a must with your straw bale garden. I will be making 100% of my families red sauces from pizza sauce to catchup and marinara. My family of six will need 26 tomato plants to get the 532 pounds of tomatoes we need. In a straw bale garden, that will require 13 bales dedicated to these plants.

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Chris Ashbach is one of the founders of Dan330. Chris is a pilot and avid outdoorsman who loves fishing, hunting, camping, and exploring. He loves taking kids (especially his own) on trips to share his passion of the outdoors. Chris is also a gardener, volunteers at Let's Go Fishing, and teaches Sunday school. Chris holds a MA in Organizational Leadership and is faculty at a local university in Minnesota; teaching undergraduate business classes.