Ruth Stout And Permanent Hay Mulch

Ruth Stout's "no work" gardening method was covering everything in hay mulch and leaving it alone until harvest time.



Ruth Stout Hay Mulch
Ruth Stout, lying amidst her much beloved hay.
PHOTO: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
Ruth Stout Hay Mulch
Ruth's method was simple: spreads on the hay mulch, then harvest. We're cheating a bit by showing Ruth mulching onions rather than 'taters, but it's one of our favorite photos of her.
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