The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes...one of the best instructionals I have seen! Pin now read later

Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes...one of the best instructionals I have seen! Pin now read later

Garden Art - marbles in fence

Garden art on the cheap DIY: Glass marbles in your fence

Make planters with pavers-could use these for raised beds too

Mojito Bar | outdoor summer entertaining

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