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Interesting approach for new gardeners

 
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Location: Central Texas zone 8a, 800 chill hours 28 blessed inches of rain
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For those who may be new or intimidated by gardening, here is an idea to consider:





Their seed mix:  Milpa mix



Step 1: Disturb the soil by you choice of methods (Hoe, tiller, broadfork, overseeder, etc.)
Step 2: Broadcast seed by hand.  No need to worry about even distribution, since it is a 'chaos' garden
Step 3: Pack the soil by walking on it, driving over, using a roller
Step 4: NO WEEDING!
Step 5: Scavenger hunt for dinner.

Sounds like a lot of fun for very little effort, and good reward.  
 
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I saw this done in MN by a guy living in a ver basic Hogan.  It certainly wasn't the most productive garden I have seen, but it did get some results.  I suppose that it resulted more in him foraging than harvesting.
 
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I think this would be a lazy mans approach
 
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