[Homestead] [Fwd: Re: bev - Potato Q - and Sage]
Lisa K.V. Perry
lisakvperry at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 12:25:41 EST 2008
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 11:34 AM, EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> I use a mixture of hay and a few shovelfuls of soil...from right next to
> the pile of tires. I don't dig a hole anywhere-the way I see it, I am
> just borrowing the topsoil, it gets put back when I knock over the
> tires. I fill up the tire with hay, and then add the dirt to kind of
> weight it down...one, two, or three shovelfuls, depending on the dirt
> and the size of the tire.
I've heard of this method but always wondered what the effects or
consequences were, if any, of having soil and plants surrounded by rubber.
Nothing leaches out of the tire?
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