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.

When to plant your vegetable garden.... When to plant what? Time to get started!

When To Plant Your Vegetable Garden

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

Use Irish Spring to Keep Out Garden Pests

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

A step-by-step tutorial on how to make a raised garden bed. We're gonna have to do this!!

Build Your Own Raised Flower/Vegetable Bed

A step-by-step tutorial on how to make a raised garden bed. We're gonna have to do this!!

Spring flowers in a tub  Good idea and great for yards that have deer issues.  Easier to protect from the deer because its so contained

Spring flowers in a tub Good idea and great for yards that have deer issues. Easier to protect from the deer because its so contained

Helpful hints! I was wondering about moles and such and the chicken wire is a great idea... but I would have thought about it too late.

Tips for a Raised-Bed Vegetable Garden

Helpful hints! I was wondering about moles and such and the chicken wire is a great idea... but I would have thought about it too late.

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