Friday, November 3, 2017 7:39 AM UTC . A much belated reply to this post, but I just stumbled upon it. Forget turning straw into gold, farmers can turn trash into energy November 3, 2017 1.50am EDT Bernadette McCabe , Craig Baillie , University of Southern Queensland A thick straw mulch also fosters the growth of large pumpkins, winter squash and watermelons. Submitted by The Editors on June 21, 2016 - 1:44pm. Submitted by Eric on July 12, 2018 - 7:06pm. Submitted by julie on April 18, 2016 - 6:16pm, i covered my garden in straw over the winter...its almsot a foot deep. I put black mesh down before the wheat straw so I know it's not coming from the ground. Straw bales are inexpensive gold for gardens. I would not be surprised to see the technology being proved in this century, but I doubt it would be scalable to production equipment anytime in the future. So there sat the poor miller's daughter, and for the life of her could not tell what to do, she had no idea how straw could be spun into gold, and she grew more and more frightened, until at last she began to weep. Apparently, the sugars from the molasses feed the microorganisms in the compost tea, and then those lil' critters start feeding on the sugars in the nutgrass rhizomes. Hope this helps! Captain: We'll see. This new process spins straw into gold. Mention agriculture to â¦ It is stored in barns or sheds, sometimes left covered in nearby fields. Submitted by Scott p butler on November 2, 2013 - 11:43am. Thanks for the help. EMAIL. This produces intensive results consistently. It may also be a soil-borne disease such as fulsarium wilt (there are others), brought on by failure to rotate crops. This may be hard to believe, but the concept of this fairy tale isn't so faâ¦ I've been sold bales of straw, too, that were weedy. I too have lots of it in my garden and the potatoes are doing very nicely in the 3 ft high pile of straw in which the row is growing. SASKATOON - December 2, 2020 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Many have dreamed of being able to turn straw into gold like the fabled Rumpelstiltskin. Submitted by Gayleen Bennington on March 18, 2015 - 5:48pm. Submitted by Tuincentrum Van... on September 16, 2014 - 11:26am. Have you ever read the story of Rumpelstiltskin? i have used straw in my veg garden for years, and really good on holding the weeds too. Turning Straw Into Gold. You can't add and subtract protons and neutrons to a nucleus at will. However, I am very nervous as to how it will hold up to any amount of wind? Straw will help keep down weeds and also keep the squash clean and more pest-free. thanks, Submitted by The Editors on April 19, 2016 - 3:58pm. Straw will rot slightly over the winter, and you can use it again for mulch, adding more to maintain a six-inch or so layer of mulch. should i pull the straw back and till? The little man took the ring, again began to turn the wheel, and by morning had spun all the straw into glittering gold. Can't wait until it's time to harvest them! Rumpelstiltskin: Tricking the king into believing the miller's daughter can spin straw into gold isn't going to do anything for you. I also have super heavy clay soil that I am slowly trying to improve every year, and thought it might help with compaction. I live in a pretty hot summer climate (90 to 100 easily). Best way to kill it and all the rhizomes that make it spread is to douse plants with 20 percent agricultural-grade white vinegar in early spring before planting. Thank you for your interest in the Old Farmer's Almanac and our Web site. Submitted by The Editors on July 12, 2016 - 12:05pm. Our Sun will turn into a white dwarf first, but over time ( a lot of time) it will eventually turn into a black dwarf. Any ideas on how I can get rid of these weeds? Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 24, 2013 - 8:51pm. Potato crops are huge when grown in a foot or two of straw on top of the soil. The seeds cannot germinate without salt water and the hay is covered with trace minerals from the sea. The whole alchemy idea is completely false; gold cannot be created from other elements. If you live in an area of the country that is experiencing rainfall shortage this summer or drought, straw mulch is gold! I live a little south of you in Aurora and started using straw as mulch this year. "Hay is a type of grass that is grown and dried for cattle livestock feed over the winter months when the pasture grass is not growing because it is too cold or covered with snow. Is this normal? It breaks with each watering or rain storm and becomes part of the soil. Do rats like straw on the ground like they do in a barn? I explore how to live with compassion, joy, and purpose in the midst of lifeâs challenges, especially chronic pain and illness. Submitted by The Editors on July 24, 2017 - 3:37pm. What is the moleclular fomula for hydro-dioxygen ? Never had this happen before. I has worked well as a grass killer tho, as I am attempting to go grass free. Straw and gold share all the same subatomic particles. A thick layer seems to hold itself together. If your soil is already acidic, you will want to avoid them. I drip irrigate on the surface with a drip line with holes every 6 inches. Having barely made a dent in the bale I bought, I decided that burying a whole layer of it about 8-12 inches down in my garden might help with moisture retention and as a sort of "slow release compost/fertilizer." Submitted by joanQ on May 27, 2015 - 2:53pm, Submitted by bert w johnson on June 27, 2012 - 12:09pm. spontaneous combustion - how does it work? when we subject it to various metallurgical processes it gets converted to gold. "As anyone who has tried it knows, spinning is not a mindless task. Does the straw hold in too much moisture? Submitted by The Editors on June 15, 2017 - 4:41pm. You can apply mulch once the soil is warmer than 75ºF. Jealousy Transforming Envy into Joy Envy can be turned into joy for the very person you envy. Submitted by Keith Norman on November 5, 2016 - 8:34pm. Plant potatoes 4-6 inches deep in the soil. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on November 4, 2013 - 4:09pm. Could the straw be changing the ph of my soil? As long as the soil is receiving enough water then it should be OK. Suddenly, the girl heard the door creak open slowly. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 19, 2012 - 5:11pm. Scary fall during 'Masked Dancer’ stunt gone wrong, Serena's husband serves up snark for tennis critic, CDC: Chance of anaphylaxis from vaccine is 11 in 1M, GOP delegate films himself breaking into Capitol, Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani. Narrator: The captain laughed. Can leaves be used in the same way? Submitted by Skinfan on July 4, 2012 - 4:55am. How would I use straw as mulch for tomatoes, beans and peppers? The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. So buy the straw from a local farmer; he /she will appreciate it. I only pay $4 a bale, and the straw saves me hours of weeding, watering, and worrying. Submitted by Matthew Nistico on August 18, 2018 - 7:27pm. Submitted by Clyde Forbes on June 8, 2020 - 9:28am. Hey can I use that straw that they build roofs with as mulch? Submitted by Ashley Graboski... on June 21, 2017 - 5:49pm. Do I spread mulch on my squash hills before I see growth? Lead Can Be Turned into Gold. Can I use a combination of both? or should i plant right in the straw? Where would I get seedless straw to use as a mulch for the garden. SHARE. Find the amount mass of 49 mass% NaSO4 solution to be added to 172 g of water to get 2 mass% solution of this salt. The girl again begins to cry and then the creature appears again to cut another deal with her. It freezes their stomaches. How many grams of ammonia, NH3, are produced in the reaction with 50.0 g of N2, nitrogen? Straw mulch at the base of tomato and pepper plants also prevents that transfer of soil-borne diseases such as early blight to plant leaves. Thus the beautiful golden color and the mostly empty pods on the heads of each "straw". Any mulch is going to draw slugs and beetles. I have purchased straw for the past two years, but there are lots of oat seeds that sprout, which us disapppointing. Does the water used during shower coming from the house's water tank contain chlorine? I used straw for mulch this year but I am seeing sprouts come up out of the straw. It's a great squash and melon mulch because of these traits. Straw is the bottom half of hay stalks and contains few or no seed heads. Do you till the straw in after the harvest or do you remove it? Thanks. :), Submitted by GlendaJ on June 26, 2012 - 6:50pm. The composition of a compound with molar mass 93 g/mol has been measured as:. Try pet supply stores for straw if you can't find it at a garden centre. I get it from a farmer nearby. Did you know that if you had the proper equipment and knowledge, you could turn lead into gold? They are a lot easier to dig and the potatoes are really clean. Submitted by Teresa G on August 2, 2015 - 8:21pm. Sweet potatoes and yams are a different botanical family from potatoes. Have you ever heard about this? Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 18, 2012 - 4:25pm. The almost worthless grains can be transformed into a liquid nutrient that sells for US$30 a liter. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 18, 2012 - 4:22pm. Submitted by Skinfan on June 20, 2012 - 3:49am. Submitted by Skinfan on June 17, 2012 - 5:31am. Submitted by susanmajp on June 27, 2012 - 11:19am. I have additionally read about tilling black molded straw in your garden, both autumn and spring. Any process (beyond our present capabilities) that allowed tearing the atoms in straw into protons and neutrons, then assembling them into gold nuclei of 79 protons and 118 neutrons, could make gold out of anything. This prevents wheat from sprouting and does a great job of snuffing out weeds. If you have, this isn't the first time you've heard of the idea of turning something fairly useless into gold. Submitted by Angie Mc on May 8, 2014 - 1:35pm. Straw is the leftover stems from plants such as wheat after the seed heads have been harvested, so the weed seed load is usually much less. Submitted by Jonathan farr on January 4, 2017 - 8:05pm. In the story, straw turns into gold. Posted Jul 23, 2012 . 55 Rumpelstiltskin Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. 5. I heard mention of a gardening technique called "Core Gardening" but I cannot see any other references to it. Submitted by Jenifer Pierpon... on June 18, 2012 - 12:24pm. For so many of these projects we only need the will and the money. Check organic gardening sites for nutgrass management strategies. But all at once the door opened, and in came a little man, and said, good evening, mistress miller, why are you crying so. Captain: Arrest him. Pine needles work, too. Nuclear transmutation is a very difficult process. good morning, I enjoy reading all comments and answers I have learned a lot. "Straw" is the left over stem from the harvest of wheat, barley, oats and other similar grains. Hi, Like some other mulches, it helps to keep weeds down, helps the soil to retain moisture, and insulates the soil, keeping plants cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Any ideas as to why it's growing from the wheat straw? Just be sure that you are buying straw, not hay. Help! Straw bales are inexpensive gold for gardens. Once it is broken down, you can work it into the soil to help structure. A bale of straw costs about $4 in my area. Submitted by The Editors on June 26, 2012 - 2:44pm. The night turned into day. as the plants grow I cover with another 6 inches of straw. They are drip fed so will the straw interfere with that? In your answer, are you suggesting NOT to use straw as mulch at this point, but to wait til I have growth, and then add straw? When the girl was brought to him he led her into a room full of straw, gave her a spinning-wheel and spindle, and said: âNow set to work and spin all night till early dawn, and if by that time you havenât spun the straw into gold you shall die.â Then he closed the door behind him and left her alone inside. Who was the man seen in fur storming U.S. Capitol? Submitted by Mijames on June 6, 2014 - 4:33pm. I even grew a bunch of potatoes in the clay soil, where I added the core of straw. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 30, 2012 - 9:23pm. Submitted by Ryan Lukshis on June 5, 2013 - 10:29am. Help! Any process (beyond our present capabilities) that allowed tearing the atoms in straw â¦ Pine straw can be an excellent option as an attractive mulch for flowers, trees, shrubs, and even the vegetable garden. A stone that can turn iron into gold. Bales are huge; one will usually cover the garden. Moisture trickles down to lower levels, plus the straw slow evaporation. Submitted by MAH on June 26, 2012 - 11:44am. Narrator: he said. and thus are sprayed onto grass crops (like the grains from which come your straw!) Submitted by Jessie C on June 28, 2014 - 11:06pm. But i am really stumpted on this problem. Any process (beyond our present capabilities) that allowed tearing the atoms in straw into protons and neutrons, then assembling them into gold nuclei of 79 protons and 118 neutrons, could make gold out of anything. The king is astonished that the girl could do this and decides to send her into an even bigger room of straw. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on July 2, 2013 - 8:35pm. We’ve received only a tenth of normal rainfall and had a huge snow deficient last winter. It’s hard to say for sure what produced the holes in your lawn, but some possibilities are moles, voles, chipmunks, mice, or yes, rats. The paper holds enough moisture close to the seed to aid germination. It requires constant attention not to end up with a tangled mess or a broken thread. But, straw saves me money, crops, and my sanity, which is golden to my thinking. Trump backers claim riot was false-flag operation, Why attack on U.S. Capitol wasn't a coup attempt, New congresswoman sent kids home prior to riots, Coach fired after calling Stacey Abrams 'Fat Albert', $2,000 checks back in play after Dems sweep Georgia. Next year is my first veg garden!!! I do. And plants will root in it as well. Submitted by Miranda on June 19, 2016 - 9:24pm. The king calls for the girl, shuts her in a tower room filled with straw and a spinning wheel, and demands she spin the straw into gold by morning or he will cut off her head. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on November 4, 2013 - 4:06pm. Submitted by Gary Sutliff on June 23, 2013 - 9:33am. Submitted by nicolemtracy on July 6, 2012 - 12:42pm, Both my mother-in-law and I use newspaper under the straw as an extra weed barrier. Submitted by Coop Bob on June 26, 2012 - 12:18pm. I only put a thin layer (less than an inch) over my radishes and carrots as the seeds are directly sown. I direct sow most seeds and mulch with 6 inches of straw on top of the drip line and around each plant once the seedlings emerge, then another 6 inches of straw when the plants are 12 inches or more tall. Yes, Trichoderma harzianum in combination with Mycorrhizae can serve as disease suppressants. The plants thrive, never get leaf diseases and produce intensively. Forget turning straw into gold, farmers can turn trash into energy. No, I’m not Rumpelstiltskin, the cranky gnome in a Grimm fairy tale; I can’t spin straw into gold. Every winter here, which is very mild and rainy, I pull back the straw, Then top dress the soil with 1 inch of worm casings, and 1 inch of composted chicken manure, then put the straw back on top. I am fortunate being relatively close to the ocean, even still not many garden centers carry it. Yup, don't bother me I have a huge stack of hay I'm working on! It is also documented to speed up composting. Most thistles can be controlled with the use of herbicides in the fall or spring. BONUS: You’ll also receive our Almanac Companion newsletter! Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on June 26, 2012 - 2:34pm. Once upon a time there was a miller who was poor, but who had a beautiful daughter. How do you think about the answers? Also, they decompose rapidly, drawing nitrogen and other nutrients from the soil. Tubers form in the straw and crops are always bigger when I use the straw mulch. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Have you used straw for mulch? Also will sweet potatoesgrow that way too? I am a retired engineer. Submitted by anne forkel on July 8, 2015 - 1:00pm. Information about Paras stone. If you use pine needles though, you need to be careful of the pH in your soil. Any thoughts? I was told planting sweet potatoes would, but it didn't work. An alternative is straw is compost or incomplete compost. Many have dreamed of being able to turn straw into gold like the fabled Rumpelstiltskin. Submitted by Reinhardt Oschman on January 23, 2016 - 11:16am. I want to new people who are gardening to help understand another part of the "straw" and "hay" issue. Use barriers or sprinkle or spray plants with Dipel, an organic control for chewing pests. The only other organic way I know is to dig them out, and that is quite a chore! No water splashes up from the soil to leaves, because the straw absorbs it. I love the idea!!! Straw and gold share all the same subatomic particles. This approach has the gardener bury straw (do not know how much) down the center of the vegetable bed, about a foot down. As sprouts with leaves appear, bury them with straw. Neither will kill nut grass. More info on MIgardener's youtube channel (search MIgardener core gardening). The straw keeps moisture in the dirt but you need good dirt or else you'll end up with clay soup underneath. The problem is that these chemicals have half-lives of several years, so contaminated straw mulch could be poisoning your crops for a long time to come. Whirr, whirr, whirr, until morning. Thanks Doreen for the great article. Submitted by cindy a on June 30, 2013 - 2:42pm. I was concerned about the seedlings sprouting up through it. I've recently tried it again after not using it for over 20 years. The cuke is also vulnerable to soil-borne diseases…so it could be that or cold weather (below 50°F), cold soil (below 62°F), or blight, or squash bug. Exactly! The only real problem I see with this method it if I want to plant something new I either have to buy a start or start it inside since a seed wont germinate, but if you only want to keep the weeds out, this may be a good solution for you. Boy was I wrong! It takes me years to remove the ever sprouting wheat from my garden. A correction. Time to get the tiller out in this 100 degree weather. Very helpful during times of drought! I plant my vegetable garden in 4 ft by 50 ft raised beds that are 15 inches high, with the soil that exists here (sandy loam), a core down the center that is 12 inches wide with straw wet down well, the core of straw is 10 inches deep, then the soil put back on top. It might be that the supplier didn’t thresh before he baled, thereby leaving grain heads that are full of seeds. What about for a wet year? What other materials do you use to hold moisture in and prevent diseases? ..straw is the bottom half of wheat not hay. I planted pumpkin and cucumber starts which have now started to turn yellow and wilt. I live in drought-ridden TX just north of San Antonio. At first, she only saw a large nose peaking out from behind the door. They’re also slow to decompose and don’t tie up nitrogen or other nutrients in soil, making the perfect mulch. Every time I use straw to mulch my garden, it gets loaded with sprouted wheat, whose roots grow deep so fast that I am unable to pull it all. ? Grass clippings cook the dirt and add a nitrogen blast and leaves break down and mess with the PH as well. the soils gotten pretty compacted underneath. I live in Southern NM, where it gets to be 110F on a regular basis, and so any anecdote I could give you about watering probably won't be relevant; moreover, we are also having a very hot year, so it's hard to tell if the mulch is helping with moisture retention. I've never had a problem with wind, and I live an area where it gets very gusty. But, straw saves me money, crops, and my sanity, which is golden to my thinking. No, Iâm not Rumpelstiltskin, the cranky gnome in a Grimm fairy tale; I canât spin straw into gold. Submitted by The Editors on August 10, 2015 - 2:16pm. Hey folks. The story makes reference to the practice of alchemy (spinning straw into gold), though it is not stated explicitly. 16 COMMENTS. Does 'pine straw' have the same qualities? After I apply the straw, I soak the area throughly to keep it from blowing. to suppress broad-leafed weed species. Hay bales are inexpensive garden helpers! Still, you don't get to be a P.I. Some farmers are very sloppy about the way the harvest and include seed heads. Straw helps keep moisture in the soil which slows down evaporation. Submitted by Ted on June 2, 2017 - 2:50pm. You can find pine straw in bales at some garden centers. Where is your garden located? Today we already have DNA sequencing machines that can build DNA molecules with prescribed genes, a process that is not so very different as building nuclei. A lifelong gardener shares the endless lessons she’s learned from her garden over the years, in hopes of making your own gardening just that much easier! What does turn into (someone or something) expression mean? The danger, which has been well-documented for years now, is the newer class of "persistent herbicides," including aminopyralid, clopyralid, aminocyclopyrachlor, fluroxypyr, picloram, and triclopyr. Following up on TimCAD's Q&A...I have just directly sowed many seeds...lettuce, carrots, green beans, peas... and have added a 1"-ish layer of straw as mulch. Straw also saves crops like tomatoes, peppers and squash from developing blossom-end rot and cat-facing; blueberries from shriveling; and sweet peppers from turning hot. We came up empty-handed when researching the method. Get your answers by asking now. I used old straw that we used in our dog's house the previous winter, believing that the remaining grain would have fallen from the seed heads. I live in upstate NY and am concerned about attractign slugs and beetles with the straw. I'm so disappointed that a Farmer's Almanac article would get such a basic distinction between hay (alfalfa) and straw (the left over plant body from small grains). If you leave the straw outside in the elements to "season" it will kill all of the seeds, then you can use it in your garden without any problems! So u plant just in the straw or in the ground? This friendly mold cooperates with Mycorrhizae and enhances nutrient transfer to plant roots. Actually, straw can be spun into gold. I never remember this happening when I lived up North--is the wheat harvested differently in the South? It’s not likely to be the straw; we can find nothing to support the idea. Narrator: Gee, I thought, the Wicked Witch hasn't got anything on this guy. Can straw be spun into gold? Numerous garden centers stock straw, too. Want to keep the squash and etc off the wet ground but need the soil to dry some too. Custom programming and server maintenance by. I don't know if I will use straw again unless it is very clean. Hi, Julie— Based on Doreen’s advice (above), esp in the context of her dry soil, we would say plant! Like modern-day Rumpelstiltskins, lawyers and trustees may now have the opportunity to spin straw into gold by taking what was an irrevocable trust and changing it into a more desirable vehicle. When she has given up all hope, an imp-like creature appears in the room and spins the straw into gold in return for her necklace (since he only comes to people seeking a deal/trade). Luckily they pull out easily! As an old farm girl (think 1950's and 60's!) Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The blueberries in the background benefit from straw mulch, because their roots are shallow, and the plants are moisture lovers. I'm all in favor of the prescribed deep mulch technique (Google "Ruth Stout"), and straw is a great choice for such mulching, but if you use straw from conventional grain fields you could well end up doing far more harm than good. Is it ok for a layer of straw to get wet while watering the plants, since i don't use drop irrigation? âTurning Straw Into Goldâ draws on many of the themes in my books. While this may not be possible in the literal sense, scientists are using sunlight to turn straw into something more valuable. But there are pitfalls to this new flexibility that need to be considered before any such changes are made. We live in Wyoming, and even though we don't get a lot of wind where I live, we do get some storms that will bring wind from time to time. I can't say enough about the value of salt marsh hay. Submitted by LEE TINKER LOE on July 29, 2013 - 4:33pm. I also don't have a clue where to find straw for organic gardening, I live in downtown Toronto. 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