Whether you have a vegetable garden, rose garden or weed garden, here is the best round up of gardening tips and ideas that you've probably never tried! All of these little tricks are resourceful ideas for a beginner or even the novice green thumb.
Natural Weed Killer - Martha Stewart Eco-friendly choices ... Warm weather can coax weeds to pop up from the tiniest cracks in the sidewalk. But don't go for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice, or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so; resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.
Researchers at Iowa State University discovered by accident that cornmeal acts as an herbicide while they were doing disease research. They saw that cornmeal kept grass and other seeds (not plants), such as crabgrass, dandelions and chickweed, from sprouting.