Put the newspaper over the dirt 3-4 pages thick and then covered it with mulch. 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.

DIY lounge chair. Just about 25 dollars! Put a nice stain on them and a comfy cushion and it spices them right up! With tutorial!

DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge

These would be great for the backyard near the pool // DIY lounge chair. Just about 25 dollars! Put a nice stain on them and a comfy cushion and it spices them right up!

bury a banana peel 1" down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases.  ***Use banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes 5-9-12.

Mom's Secret Remedies

Art bury a banana peel 1 down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes Sherry*** garden-yard-ideas

Cover your trampoline springs with pool noodles! #trampoline

Cover your trampoline springs with pool noodles. I was pinched in springs so often when I was a kid. This is safe and looks awesome. Now I just need a house with a garden to put my pool-noodled trampoline in.

Picture of A Beverage Dispenser

A Beverage Dispenser

Not sure on the bottle thread.all the rest can be had from screw fix! Maybe add an in line ball valve to make replacing the bottle easier.

This giant (and weatherproof) outdoor chalkboard has been a big hit. We used weatherproof materials in this step by step tutorial.

How to Make an Outdoor Chalkboard

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard- fun outdoor activity for the kids! Full tutorial includes list of weather proof materials!

Mini raised beds, perfect for herbs to keep them from going crazy wild.

mini raised beds, perfect for herbs to keep them from going crazy wild. I also just really like how organized raised bed make the garden look :)

How to grown an avocado plant | Sustainable America Blog

How to grow avocado plant from seed? Grow avocado from seed. How to grow avocado tree from an avocado pit. Time to grow avocado tree.

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