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

List of Low Maintenance Plants

Low-maintenance Plants

List of low maintenance ground cover plants and landscaping plants.lord knows I need low maintenance!

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Outdoor solar Lamp - use a landscape light fitted down inside a lamp base.top off with lamp shade for easy outdoor light

I hate mosquitos. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows  tall

I hate mosquitos. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio… it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall I hate mosquitos. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the…

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. Awesome!

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.

Natural Weed Killer       1 gallon vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, dash of dish washing detergent (makes it stick to the weeds).   Mix well, spray on weeds in the morning, rejoice in their death that evening. This works best on a sunny day.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

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Pumpkin Topiary - Fall Decorating Ideas

How to make a pumpkin topiary. Using 3 craft foam pumpkins. I would paint "Happy Fall Y'all", one word on each pumpkin.

Nothing ruins a summer BBQ or picnic like an invasion of mosquitos. For an all-natural way to get mosquitos off the guest list at your next outdoor gathering try this simple Mosquito Repellant Mason Jar. The active ingredient is Lemon Eucalyptus Oil which...

Put These Bug-Repelling Mason Jars Outside and Mosquitoes Will Stay Far Away All Summer

Nothing ruins a summer BBQ or picnic like an invasion of mosquitos. For an all-natural way to get mosquitos off the guest list at your next outdoor gathering try this simple Mosquito Repellant Mason Jar. The active ingredient is Lemon Eucalyptus Oil


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