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    Another good thing to use is baking soda. It neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. I use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of my flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into my beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. I usually have to do this twice a year - spring and fall.

    Use baking soda to kill weeds. I did this with the weeds growing between the cracks in our patio and it actually works!

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    Prevent Grass and Weeds From Growing in Cracks. Salt in crack with very hot water poured in. Repeat every few weeks.

    DIY: Mole Repellent:1/4 cup castor oil, 6 tablespoons water, 2 tablespoons liquid detergent (use Dawn). Combine all ingredients in blender until consistency of whipped cream.To Use: Add 2 Tablespoons of repellent to a regular garden watering can and then fill with warm water. Thoroughly water over areas of greatest damage. For best results apply after a rain or a thorough watering.

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

    Kill grass that grows in cracks on patio

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    Recycled Rubber Edge Border. Even If You Could Lay Bark Mulch In Perfect Circles Or Borders, It Would Soon Look Ragged Or Need Replenshing. These Mulch Mats Always Look Crisp, Because They Can't Be Scattered. Use Around Raised Beds, Walkways Or Foundation Plantings Mow Right Over It! This is brilliant!

    How to Get Rid of Sidewalk Weeds. There isn't anything vinegar can't do besides solve the world's financial crisis.

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    Go Green ~ Use sugar to make your lawn healthy and at the same time eliminate crabgrass, Bermuda grass, dandelions, clover, dollar weed and other shallow rooted weeds like chickweed

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    I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

    Gardening Wives' Tales: Which Ones Really Work? Epsom salts? Sugar? Baking soda? Egg shells? Copper pennies? Beer? Coffee grounds?

    Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.

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    DIY Homemade Weed Killer Have you noticed the price of Roundup lately? Wow, that stuff is expensive. It does work great, however, to kill weeds that you get in the nooks and crannies of your sidewalks and patio. What if there was an inexpensive alternative? There is! When I saw this article I knew I had to give this natural weed killer a tr