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.

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.

Make a Garden Bed over an Existing Lawn with Cardboard

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

Cute Garden idea.  Having raised beds is a great way to keep the weeds down!  May have to try something like this next summer.

Cute Garden idea. Having raised beds is a great way to keep the weeds down! May have to try something like this next summer.

Vinegar has myriads of uses in the kitchen but it can also do miracles in the garden! Look at these 12 amazing vinegar uses in garden to know more.

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

Vinegar has myriads of uses in the kitchen but it can also do miracles in the garden! Look at these 12 amazing vinegar uses in garden to know more.

Cinder block edging.   Definitely would look better when in bloom, but not a bad idea.

Colorful Touches for Outdoor Decorating

Cinder block edging. Definitely would look better when in bloom, but not a bad idea.

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