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    • Christine Garity

      Newspaper keeps weeds away Start putting torn newspaper in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. Wet newspapers, 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.

    • Pamela Kent

      WORKS GREAT!!! #gardening #growing vegetables #composting #Weeds # Flowers 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 newspaper. Good composting!

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    no-dig flower bed - I've been using newspaper under my mulch for a couple years now, to deter weed growth! Cheap and works!

    Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms

    Quit pulling weeds! (pinner said: We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!) Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily!

    Terrariums are a great way to keep gardening all year long, and this D.I.Y. terrarium kit makes it easy to get started!

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    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

    start a garden in garden soil bags. It really turns out beautiful in the end. You don't see the bags after the mulch goes on top. Very easy and few weeds.

    2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt….will kill anything! DO NOT USE ROUNDUP.

    Gardening Tips - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. But don't over do it though, just a little goes a long way with plants. and it add magnesium that is helpful for pepper plants in your vegetable garden. You can either sprinkle a tablespoon or so around the base of your plants that will feed as watered, or put the epsom into a water bottle and spray the mixture directly on the plants.

    Fun Garden bed with newspapers to control the weeds.

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