Explore The Newspaper, Weed Seeds, and more!

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.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

Heavily newspaper your garden beds before   you put down mulch. Weeds cannot grow through the newspaper, and the decomposing   paper feeds your soil. Best gardening tip I ever got!

Heavily newspaper your garden beds before you put down mulch. Weeds cannot grow through the newspaper, and the decomposing paper feeds your soil. Best gardening tip I ever got! Especially if you then put landscape fabric on top of the newspaper.

Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for weeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants.

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed fro

...acid-stained concrete looks like a copper walkway

Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! My back porch, front porch and basement all need this! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique.

My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

Gardening New Uses for Old Things

Banana Peel as Rose Fertilizer. Who knew? Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease. Consider it a nutritional boost for you and your buds.

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. Read the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds in this article.

Seed Soaking: Tips For Soaking Seeds Before Planting

Soaking seeds before planting is an old-time gardener trick. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Reasons for soaking seeds & how to soak seeds. By Heather Rhoades

verwijder stronken met 100% epsomzout - boor dikke gaten, vul deze met het zout, vervolgens water erover (duurt soms een maand)

Alternative Gardning: Tree Stumps Removal--Drill holes in stumps, fill with Epsom salt, add water, wait. Live stumps may take up to a month to decay

Make a Garden Bed over an Existing Lawn with Cardboard

35+ Creative Garden Hacks & Tips That Every Gardener Should Know

The easiest way to convert lawn into garden. Organic Gardening Magazine Goodbye Grass, Hello Garden The best way to convert a lawn into a garden does not employ a shovel or a sod cutter and will sa…

If you Use Vinegar in the Garden these 12 Miracles will Happen

If you Use Vinegar in the Garden these 12 Miracles will Happen

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