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Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients into your soil. Wet newspapers and 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.

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

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How to Build a Potato Tower (Gardening world)

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Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose

Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.

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How to Grow Fabulous Foxgloves

tips on foxgloves, a shade-loving cottage garden plant. I especially like the idea that you can plant different varieties and they cross-pollinate to create surprise variations. I also like that they reseed and end up all over the place.

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How to get Free Containers for Starting Seeds Indoors

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5 Ways to Use Egg Shells in Your Garden

How to Use Egg Shells in your garden: 5 Ways to Use Egg Shells in Your Garden. Tips include repelling pests, seed starters, and adding nutrients to the soil

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keep soil in your flower pots- great idea!!

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Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start

Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start - One tip: Tomato plants form roots all the way along their stems, so you can give your plants an extra-strong root system (especially the tall, leggy ones) by planting them on their sides.

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, she fills the bottom with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles! They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight! So smart!!


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Sweet Tomatoes - Baking Soda in the Soil is the Trick

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how to stop weeds from growing - pull weeds that are there -- then lay newspaper over the entire area --- when covered wet the newspaper real well-- then put mulch on top of that. Ready to plant and be weed free for a year!

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Newspaper Mulch - Control Weeds and Help Your Soil

Earth worms love old wet newspapers. if you want them in your soil, use newspaper mulch. See how to make and use it.

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Turn Plastic Chicken Containers into Indoor Greenhouses — Read Between The Limes

Start seeds indoors in a rotisserie chicken container -- acts like a mini green-house and will kick-start early seedling growth!