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The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, and 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.

Newspaper Weed Blocker. Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients into your soil. Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers. landscape

Project Grow Our Own Food: Raised Garden Bed Reveal

Building a Raised Garden Bed - This area in the picture looks a LOT like how my side yard is shaped. Narrow and long. This oculd be a good way to build raised beds in the future.

How to Make a DIY Rain Barrel from a Garbage Can

Today's featured DIY project is a great one because we are entering a lovely rainy season soon! Collecting rain water is a convenient, thrifty and green way to water your yard. But not only that, is is a cleaner, more natural way to care for your gardens, yard and landscape. There's an article...

How to Kill Weeds With Baking Soda

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.

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.

The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips

The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips. Lots of ideas, like laying flat bricks along a flower garden to make mowing easy.