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The newspaper will prevent any grass or weeds from invading

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

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Contrasting hostas - beautiful for adding color variety to a deep shade yard

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. @ Do It Yourself Pins

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.

Just received the all-new "Square Foot Gardening" book by Mel Bartholomew today from Amazon. Can't wait to put it to use at the Y community garden!

Square Foot Gardening (links to their store but BE SURE to go to squarefootgardeni.) Not only coolest way to garden-they're teaching the world

My elementary school garden in East Bridgewater MA

My elementary school garden in East Bridgewater MA

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