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.

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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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GO GREEN..Lawn Care for CHEAP! The secret of using SUGAR on your lawn. If you want to make your lawn healthy & at the same time, eliminate crabgrass, Bermuda grass, dandelions, clover, dollar weed & other shallow rooted weeds like chickweed, use SUGAR!! Sugar feeds beneficial microbes, insects, & worms. It won't cause allergic reactions in pets or children. Sugar will fortify grass while discouraging weeds. It's cheap and easy to apply. Click picture for more information. Really?

this special sand turns into something like grout

How to grow a lot of strawberries.

Brick border for flower beds on a budget.

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Recycled Rubber Edge Border - Maybe under fence to keep grass from growing up it.

5 tips for growing hydrangeas

Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer via Redbook - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

1 thing that gets rid of dandelions and weeds for good.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

How to Grow Beautiful Japanese Maple Trees

Garlic: A Growing Guide - gotta try next year! Homegrown garlic is SO much better than store bought! @rich

DIY Garden Steps and Stairs • A round-up with great ideas & tutorials of step and stair projects for the garden and yard!

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.

Easy enough and not toxic. Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer

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How to Edge a garden like a pro!