Epson Salt Lawn Care. For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader. Alternately, combine 1 ounce of Epsom salts with a gallon of water, blend thoroughly, and use a mister to treat the lawn with the mixture. Awesome natural fertilizer!
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.