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.
Start small with low maintenance small investment plants to build your confidence and green thumb. These 6 plants cost just $5 each and are easy to take care of and look beautiful in your home. Click to see my watering schedule for each plant!