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Stump Lettuce Garden with Lettuce Seed Growing

Stump planters

Last year I published a post on the Oswegoland Park District’s Food Pantry Garden and the awesome WOG’s [Women of the Garden] who run the community garden.  While walking around their garden I spotted an ingenious green and sustainable planting idea — stump planters.

Stump Lettuce Garden Form

Here is how you do it –

  1. Find a stump or the remains of a stump form
  2. Fill with your favorite soil mix
  3. Plant seeds or vegetables directly into stump soil
  4. Water and watch it grow
Lettuce Garden

By the way, if you want to help out the Pantry Garden by volunteering or with garden supplies, seeds, and more, please contact them. They are located at Prairie Point Center, 313 E. Washington St., Oswego, IL 60543. Reach out to  Dave Margolis (630.554.4439 or Dave will be thrilled to help you share with this awesome group of gardeners and help them make a difference with their neighbors.

Lettuce Garden Planter growing
Community Garden Ladies

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