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The Roll and grow

  1. Mar 27, 2006 #1

    Pengwuino

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    The "Roll and grow"

    Oh my god as we speak i am looking at a commercial for a "roll out garden". Yes, you heard it here, just like buying a modular lawn at the hardware store, you can now just buy a roll of seeds/"nutrients" and water it and it'll grow a garden on the little strip.

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  3. Mar 27, 2006 #2

    Evo

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    Those are great. I bought some for zinnias once about 6 years ago, and I throw the old seed pods down and leave them over the winter and in the spring, I have the lushest garden of zinnias year after year for free.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2006 #3

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    Yeah, it's not that bad of an idea. I never used it, but getting seeds started is the hardest part. And if you live in an apartment and just have a little patch of garden you want to spruce up, it's really easy.
     
  5. Mar 27, 2006 #4

    Pengwuino

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    I give up on life....
     
  6. Mar 27, 2006 #5

    Moonbear

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    Why? What's so bad about it? Especially if you don't have good soil and need more time to get it conditioned, it's a good way to get some stuff growing right away, or maybe put in a temporary flower garden without having to do a lot of digging.
     
  7. Mar 27, 2006 #6

    Pengwuino

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    :grumpy: Let me guess, you like those little square meter lawn modules??
     
  8. Mar 27, 2006 #7

    Moonbear

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    You mean sod?

    Actually, I like gardening, but some people have a serious case of brown thumb, so for them, it seems like an easy way to get some flowers.
     
  9. Mar 27, 2006 #8
    Pengwuino, I can't believe this. I agree with you.

    100%.

    I'm sorry for every bad thing I ever said about you.

    (The roll and grow are so artificial. For god's sake buy a seed mix and toss it on the soil. It's no more work, I promise. You don't even have to cut the mat. And there's less manufacturing involved.)
     
  10. Mar 27, 2006 #9

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    Wow, I was going to continue to argue over this, but I've been so touched by the heartwarming display of patty and pengwuino agreeing over something that I just can't bring myself to do it. :biggrin:
     
  11. Mar 27, 2006 #10

    Evo

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    Plants a roll of garden flowers around the two of them. :smile:
     
  12. Mar 27, 2006 #11

    Moonbear

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     

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