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Feedbag Garden

15 pound cat food bags- about a cubic foot- to roll up and “hill” the potatoes.

An outdoor organic garden located in Hawthorne, California, United States, halhurst's Feedbag garden [archived] currently contains 0 plants.

This is a Container garden that is known to be in USDA Hardiness Zone 11. It has mainly Combination soil and receives Partial Sun light.

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Thanks for posting you feed bag garden. I have 2 horses so I have a steady supply of feed bags and now I have an idea on how to re-use some of them :)

Posted on 08 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

You melted the holes with the soldering iron? Clever! I’m planning on doing my next round of potatoes in bags too. I’ve seen a few people doing it lately and I feel like I’m missing out =)

Posted on 08 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

I just showed Papa your bag gardening we are spinning with Ideas. We are going to make a roof frame and hang them from it and plant Tomatoes, Cucumbers and who knows what else no weeding I am ready. I can set up a drip Irrigation that goes into each bag whala..
Thanks Halhurst..

Posted on 19 Jan 15 (over 4 years ago)

After a season’s trial I learned a couple things: Most tomatoes need a cubic foot of soil to do well, and these and other bags dry out on the outside quickly, so use extra organic material for better water absorption, and try to limit evaporation from the sides. I ended up double-bagging, and the extra layer helped.

Posted on 20 Jan 15 (over 4 years ago)

Awesome information. Thanks..

Posted on 20 Jan 15 (over 4 years ago)

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