This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! 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.

Making an ottoman out of a coffee table! @Lindsey Grande Hignite : maybe do this with that coffee table you have.

Coffee table turned DIY ottoman, if a tufted ottoman is the way to go in the B& Living Room. The jury& still out on that one.

How To Paint Furniture | Old World Chippy Distressed Paint Finish | Ana White - Homemaker

In redecorating I am hoping to try some furniture painting. This is a really good tutorial by Ana White - Homemaker on How To Paint Furniture. It makes a DIY Old World Chippy Distressed Paint Finish look stunning.

How to restore scratched and worn wood. Another pinner says: for watermarks - mix a thick paste of olive oil and salt and rub onto the wood - leave it for about 30 minutes. The salt draws out the moisture and the oil feeds the wood. Used this many, many times!

Restore scratched and worn wood. Another pinner says: for watermarks - mix a thick paste of olive oil and salt and rub onto the wood - leave it for about 30 minutes. The salt draws out the moisture and the oil feeds the wood. Used this many, many times!

43 Amazingly simple but genius ideas to use and reuse stuff

43 Amazingly simple but genius ideas to use and reuse stuff. diy reuse diy ideas easy diy interesting recycle tips life hacks life hack good to know

How to turn a beer bottle into a glass.

How to turn an beer bottle into a glass.

Funny pictures about How to turn a beer bottle into a glass. Oh, and cool pics about How to turn a beer bottle into a glass. Also, How to turn a beer bottle into a glass.

this was the hit of father's day. the link for instructions is posted next to this pin on the same board. I used 3/8" x 3' square dowels instead of the bamboo plant sticks. The bamboo did not work very well.  My mother (89 years) and one of my grandsons (3 years) loved playing it. Have fun!

Backyard fun, Easy enough to make! Life-size Kerplunk game (with instructions). Yes please! I love lawn games! What is better than playing giant games outside? :) DIY lawn game, DIY yard game, go outside

teapot bird house, so cute! could probably get everything you need from garage sales :)

ETCETERAS: For the Birds {12 Unique DIY Birdhouses}

ROBINS NESTING PLACE: New Teapot Birdhouse.an old drawer, a teapot. Wonder if the local hummingbirds and wrens might use it or if too big?

how to re-pot orchids - great photos and step by step guide! @Carly k. Keown

If You Love Somebody

how to re-pot orchids - great photos and step by step guide! Actually the wikihow on orchid repotting is even better, but this is good too.

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