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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 prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.

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.

The Perfect Border for your Beds: Defining a gardens edge with inexpensive stone that fit any shape or size garden bed.  Details @ www.jennaburger.com

The Perfect Border for your Beds: Defining a gardens edge with inexpensive stone that fit any shape or size garden bed. Another idea for new front border

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work. Good to know!

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

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Permaculture Ideas: Foods that will Re-Grow from your Kitchen Scraps. Also read this article, 16 Foods that Re-Grow from kitchen scraps

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

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

If it can keep stray cats away I will buy all the vinegar. 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.

Half circle fire pit...good for small areas or just for the patio. Or a corner firepit if the patio is rectangular

Great way to control access to the fire, and prevent too much heat where you don't want it! Just build the back rim of the fire pit surround so it's higher! Backyard fire pit ~ nice for on the edge of a patio.

Underground Firepit would be great in a backyard!

In-ground fire pit. Dig a deep hole four feet around. Purchase 25 pavers and 12 flagstone pavers. put two bags of river rock in the bottom.

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