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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.

    no-dig flower bed - I've been using newspaper under my mulch for a couple years now, to deter weed growth! Cheap and works!

    Frugal Family Times: How to Make a Weed-free Brick Driveway (that Stays that way!) - great for patios too.

    The most obvious weed killer and preventer ever.

    Wish I would have know this trick over 4 years ago. It would have saved countless hours of taking sod out & would have produced healthy soil also! Put cardboard & compost over grass in fall & by spring... you have healthy beds to plant in!

    Vinegar! A Cheap and Easy Weed Killer!

    Planting Asparagus - Awww now I see what I've done wrong . . . 3 times.

    How to remove a stump in 2-3 days instead of 2-3 years.

    How to Paint Vintage Metal Chairs... I have had these chairs for years. They were old when I got them! I have painted them several times, but the paint just chips right off. This time, I took all of the right steps to make that paint hold on tight!

    Recycled Rubber Edge Border. Even If You Could Lay Bark Mulch In Perfect Circles Or Borders, It Would Soon Look Ragged Or Need Replenshing. These Mulch Mats Always Look Crisp, Because They Can't Be Scattered. Use Around Raised Beds, Walkways Or Foundation Plantings Mow Right Over It! This is brilliant!

    Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

    7 garden weed killers

    I've decided I don't like grass ... looking for alternate groundcover ... would prefer something that flowers :)

    Building a Raised Garden Bed - Brilliant idea

    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. @ Do It Yourself Pins

    DIY Stone Steps...want to try this at my place

    Epson Salt Lawn Care. For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader. Alternately, combine 1 ounce of Epsom salts with a gallon of water, blend thoroughly, and use a mister to treat the lawn with the mixture. Awesome natural fertilizer!

    6-step process for Back to Eden gardening. No watering. No weeds.

    24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Use tree stumps and logs as planters!

    Create a Neat Border Edge with Recycled Rubber Mulch Long-lasting, scatter-proof mulch edging always looks crisp and neat Use around flowerbeds and walkways Suppresses weeds better than bark mulch and lasts for years