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...save for later

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...save for later

Keep this chart is handy (Keep in mind that his is dependant on what climate zone you're in, but it's good rule of thumb!)

Keep this chart is handy (Keep in mind that his is dependant on what climate zone you're in, but it's good rule of thumb!)

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.

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.

Your backyard is a huge place to settle back and relax. It's important to understand what you anticipate putting in your backyard before you devote any money. B...

49 Backyard Landscaping Ideas You’ll Fall in Love With

Your backyard is a huge place to settle back and relax. It's important to understand what you anticipate putting in your backyard before you devote any money. B...

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic! - Click image to find more diy & crafts Pinterest pins

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic! - Click image to find more diy & crafts Pinterest pins

Raised Garden - legit way to build one - complete with protective cover and hardwired bottom.

Raised Garden - legit way to build one - complete with protective cover and hardwired bottom.

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a tomato plant. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease..

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a tomato plant. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease..

Angelonia - It's easy to grow and flowers profusely.. great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!Heck...I would ♥ this!

Angelonia - It's easy to grow and flowers profusely.. great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!Heck...I would ♥ this!

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