glass bowls. tiny succulents. cactus potting soil. decorative stones

Beautiful DIY home decor idea. Succulent aquarium with a layered look. This DIY indoor plant looks classy and great for the bedroom, living room, kitchen, etc.

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.

weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.

WORTH A TRY:  Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.

Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. A very functional patio plant. I hope this works.

Mosquito Grass

must try.Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

Very cool idea: pallet wood garden walkway from Funky Junk Interiors

DIY Pallet Ideas: walkway for in front of the shed. Dismantle a pallet, stain the wood, and lay pieces in your garden to create an elegant walking path. This is especially helpful if the pallet you’re using isn’t stable enough for other projects.

Knockout roses and hostas planted along fence

Everyone has to deal w fence. Was planning a rose garden along the back of my garage. facing the rock/perennial garden. Never thought of combining these two plants. Knockout roses and hostas planted along fence >> This is so beautiful!

Astilbe in a border makes a fabulous show & grows equally well in full sun/partial shade. .LOVE this bright pink!

Grow Astilbe in a Shady Garden Bed for Long Lasting Summer Color

Front yard/house Astilbe in a border makes a fabulous show & grows equally well in full sun/partial shade.LOVE this bright pink!

6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

This is what I envision my front flowerbed looking like some day. 6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor.

I Love these hummingbird feeders

Blown glass hummingbird feeder on stake is ideal right in the ground or in a flower pot. Includes a black powder coat metal stake with coil to secure vessel Mini-Blossom Hummingbird Feeders on Stake- 4 Colors

All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic....

5 Step Guide to Growing Gorgeous Garlic. Do you know where your garlic comes from? One of the most important reasons to grow your own is to avoid toxic chemicals and irradiation (that inhibit sprouting and extend shelf life).


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