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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.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

Fine Gardening: 35 Pest and Disease Remedies

Aspirin is a remedy for fungal plant problems (black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi). Dissolve two uncoated aspirin tablets milligrams each) in 1 quart of water and use as a foliar spray to thwart these diseases.

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more)

How to Grow Garlic

Soap Deli News: How to Grow Garlic Did you know that one clove or bulb of garlic, when planted, can produce up to an additional twenty cloves? So instead of tossing out your garlic that's started to sprout, plant it instead!

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

Easy to grow mosquito-repelling plants - When purchasing citronella, look for the true varieties, Cybopogon nardus or Citronella winterianus. Other plants may be sold as ‘citronella. - And 4 other easy to grow mosquito-repelling plants

Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.

Plant Seedlings in a Citrus Peel: Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.

rain barrels

DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden! DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden! DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden!

grow romaine lettuce from the stumps! great idea!

Peculiarities and Plants – Romaine Lettuce

Growing Romaine lettuce from the leftover stumps. Why have I never thought of this? I know you can do this with green onions and avocado pits. To think of all the romaine lettuce stumps I've just tossed away!

How to layout a Backyard Vegetable Garden

A traditional vegetable garden layout: Raised bed vegetable gardening Let’s look at some of the issues with raised beds in vegetable gardening. Why raised beds? I’m building raised beds throughout

Trailing Rosemary produces beautiful blue foliage. It requires little water, and has a moderate growth rate. It has no allergens, but yet is very fragrant.

Looks like creeping phlox, but apparently is Trailing Rosemary? One pinner said: Trailing Rosemary produces beautiful blue foliage. It requires little water, and has a moderate growth rate. It has no allergens, but yet is very fragrant.

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