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Growing vegetables for your family is smart these day: you can be sure to have balanced and nutritious meals and food that has no nasty chemicals added for “better’ growth.
But gardening is hard! Old fashion gardening takes digging and weeding and watering and keeping up with a good size garden can take its toll on your family time (and your back) .
But if you want a no-work garden that still gives you plenty of delicious food, you should try Ruth Stout method of gardening. She was anxious to start her garden, but her helper wasn’t available, so she decided to try her own method that involved minimal effort.
Her method is simple: sow your seeds on top of the soil, spread a thin layer of soil on top of them and then cover your garden area with a thick layer of mulch (she used mainly spoiled straw) and enjoy a healthy crop of vegetables and herbs.