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A Pinner says: this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.

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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!

Landscaping on a Budget: A Better Lawn for Less! | Stretcher.com

Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :)

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

Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

Eggshells as Organic Pest Control. Works to kill Japanese beetles, flea beetles, snails, slugs, and other pests in the garden. And it's FREE! | GetBusyGardening.com

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!

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

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DIY Concrete Garden Globes - Make your own concrete garden globes using old glass light shades for molds!

Rooting hydrangea cuttings: Hydrangeas respond well to several propagation techniques, including layering and dividing. But rooting softwood cuttings in summer will yield a bunch of new plants in about four weeks.

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

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

Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Building a Raised Garden Bed - Brilliant idea

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

prevent crabgrass and other annual weeds