Newspaper weeds away: Plant your plants in the ground, work the nutrients in your soil. Then 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. (and other interesting tips!)

Newspaper mulching. Lay down the newspaper, wet, add top mulch, then plant what you want, without weeds.

Take the mystery out of knowing if you are pruning at the correct time in the season with this great guide! Don't forget to have a great set of garden pruners such as http://bit.ly/1nBM4rk #garden #outdoors #lawn

Quit pulling weeds! (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!

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. @ Pin For Your Home

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

Gardening Tips - How to Garden in Weedy Areas

DIY Watering Can: So easy with an empty plastic liquid detergent container. Save two lids, and you can use the none holey one to shake mix in fertilizer. Brilliant! Another green, recycle, upcycle craft. BE sure to rinse the bottle real well. These bottles could even be spray painted or contact paper added to the outside, wrap the handles in hemp cord or twine... more whimsical - ness!

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.

Weed-Be-Gone Recipe and it really works. i did my dog kennel and my walkway.

5 Tips for a Successful Compost Pile this Fall

Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures.

Another pinner said, "BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle."

When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

kill sidewalk weeds with vinegar

Edge Border made of recycled rubber to look like mulch.

Gardening Tip: Chemical Free Garden Solution Simple Pesticide: ■1 minced garlic clove. ■1 cup warm water. ■3-4 drops of dish soap. Mix the three ingredients together and pour into a labeled spray bottle. Spray generously on plants, both edible and non edible. Bugs will leave your plants alone.

how to fold a box from newspaper. Then you can plant your seeds in them then plant the whole thing in the ground!

Place a dryer sheet in your pocket. It will keep the mosquitoes away...plus tons of other home remedy tips/tricks.

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.

All about weed prevention for garden paths and beds